Cluster installations

Install first node in cluster

Use this procedure to install the product on the first node in a cluster:

  1. Launch the Installer on the machine that supports the first node.
  2. On the Installation architecture page, select Cluster and click Next.
  3. On the Cluster page, select First node and click Next.
  4. On the installation directories page, specify values for the following and click Next.

Installation Name

Required on Windows, this provides a functional name for the installation.

Installation Directory

Path and name of the local directory where you want to install the first cluster.

Shared Directory

Path and name of the directory where you want to create a shared directory for the cluster installation. The shared directory is used to store product data files.

The Installer proceeds with the standard sequence of pages for the product.

Install additional nodes in cluster

Use this procedure to install the product on additional nodes in a cluster:

  1. Launch the Installer on the machine that hosts the additional node.
  2. On the Installation mode page, select Advanced and click Next.
  3. On the Installation architecture page, select Cluster and click Next.
  4. On the Cluster page, select Additional nodes and click Next.
  5. On the installation directories page, specify values for the following and click Next.

Installation Name

On Windows, the installation name you provided for the first node.

Installation directory

Path and name for the local installation directory that is identical to the location of the local directory you created on the first node.

Shared directory

Path and name for the shared directory that you entered for the first node. The shared directory is used to store product data files.

The Installer installs the product on the second node and configures the shared directory for sharing between the installed nodes.

 

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