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Anish's avatar
Level 4
13 years ago

Error During VCS configuration

Hi All,


I have setup VCS Lab on my own laptop Environment is as follows:


Veritas Workstation 8.0

2 x VMS with 1.5 GB RAM each, Solaris 10 U9 64-bit OS. With All pre-requisites like 3 NICS.

1 for Public interface

2 for Private interface i.e. for I/O fencing.

Authentication without root password.

for shared Storage I have created one more VM with Solaris 10 OS and few disks are shared using iscsi protocol to two node cluster.

I am able to install x_86 VCS 5.1 on this two node cluster sucessfully.

But when I am trying to configure cluster using ./installvcs -configure I observed following error :


Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 SP1 Configure Program                                                            
                                                                                prod dev                                                                               

     1)  Configure heartbeat links using LLT over Ethernet
     2)  Configure heartbeat links using LLT over UDP
     3)  Automatically detect configuration for LLT over Ethernet
     b)  Back to previous menu

How would you like to configure heartbeat links? [1-3,b,q,?] (3) 1

    Discovering NICs on prod ............................................................................................ Discovered e1000g0 e1000g1 e1000g2 e1000g3

Enter the NIC for the first private heartbeat link on prod: [b,q,?] (e1000g2)
Would you like to configure a second private heartbeat link? [y,n,q,b,?] (n) y
Enter the NIC for the second private heartbeat link on prod: [b,q,?] (e1000g3)
Would you like to configure a third private heartbeat link? [y,n,q,b,?] (n)
Do you want to configure an additional low-priority heartbeat link? [y,n,q,b,?] (n)
Are you using the same NICs for private heartbeat links on all systems? [y,n,q,b,?] (y)
Can't use string ("VCS51") as a HASH ref while "strict refs" in use at ../scripts/CPIP/Prod/ line 3870, <STDIN> line 10.

I tried to google above problem but could not find the answer , if anybody encounter such error and resolved this pls help me to resolve.

For any further info. require pls reply.


Thanks & Regards



  • If you are configuring manually there there are a few more things you need to do:

    1. Create /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/sysname file containing hostname
    2. Check contents of /etc/sysconfig/vcs for line that says ONENODE= to make sure this says no
    3. You may need to copy file from /etc/VRTSvcs/conf to /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config
    4. Create a file on one of the nodes in /etc/VRTSvcs/conf to /etc/VRTSvcs/conf/config as follows:
      include ""
      cluster rainbow (
      system prod ()
      system dev ()
    5. Start LLT - I think path is - /etc/rc2.d/S70llt start (both nodes)
    6. Start GAB - I think path is - /etc/rc2.d/S92gab start
    7. Start VCS on the node you created - /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hastart
    8. Start VCS on the other node /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hastart
    9. Run  /opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hauser -add admin -priv Administrator



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