Configuring fencing in disabled mode using the Web-based installer

After you configure SFCFSHA, you must configure the cluster for data integrity. Review the configuration requirements.

See Configuring SFCFSHA using the Web-based installer.

See About planning to configure I/O fencing.

To configure SFCFSHA for data integrity

  1. Start the Web-based installer.

    See Starting the Veritas Web-based installer.

  2. On the Select a task and a product page, select the task and the product as follows:


    I/O fencing configuration


    Storage Foundation Cluster File System/HA

    Click Next.

  3. Verify the cluster information that the installer presents and confirm whether you want to configure I/O fencing on the cluster.
  4. On the Select Cluster page, click Next if the installer completes the cluster verification successfully.

    The installer performs the initial system verification. It checks for the system communication. It also checks for release compatibility, installed product version, platform version, and performs product prechecks.

  5. Fencing may be enabled, installer may prompt whether you want to reconfigure it.

    Click Yes.

  6. On the Select Fencing Type page, select the Configure fencing in disabled mode option.

  7. Installer stops VCS before applying the selected fencing mode to the cluster.


    Unfreeze any frozen service group and unmount any file system that is mounted in the cluster.

    Click Yes.

  8. Installer restarts VCS on all systems of the cluster. I/O fencing is disabled.
  9. Verify and confirm the I/O fencing configuration information.

    On the Completion page, view the summary file, log file, or response file, if needed, to confirm the configuration.

  10. Select the checkbox to specify whether you want to send your installation information to Symantec.

    Click Finish. The installer prompts you for another task.