Re: Grid Control in CFC configuration

From: Alex Gorbachev <>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 20:41:49 -0400
Message-Id: <>

Oh... I misunderstood that you are having fun monitoring cold failover cluster, not installing on it.
Then indeed you have proper FUN. :)
I remember I had to install GC in March last year - DST adventure was much less explored back then. Consider yourself lucky now - be optimistic! ;-)

On 2-Apr-08, at 5:24 PM, Jeremy Schneider wrote:

> Yeah I've read those notes over so many times now that I've started
> dreaming about them.
> I've basically learned two lessons:
> 1. NEVER install grid control in March. No, I'm serious. (Hint:
> DST2007)
> 2. Don't try to do a silent install of Grid Control. The installer
> is more braindead then you can possibly imagine.
> I think a blog post is forthcoming...
> On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 10:13 PM, Dan Norris
> <> wrote:
> There are a few metalink notes on or near that topic. I only saw the
> titles as I was searching for something else (metalink search is an
> odd beast, isn't it?). Anyway, I did a search for "failover grid
> control cluster" and there are about 8 articles in the first 25 hits
> that have some titles that may be applicable to failover clusters in
> general. As for're on your own there. I can only relate
> anecdotes I've heard that AIX is the red-headed stepchild sometimes,
> and seems to suffer from an usually high proportion of platform-
> specific bugs.
> Good luck!
> Dan
> P.S. In rereading that, it's a bit ambiguous. Here's a snippet of a
> few of those note titles and numbers that look "interesting" and
> possibly applicable to what you might be encountering:
> How to Configure Grid Control OMS in Active/Passive Environment for
> HA failover
> Doc ID: Note:405642.1
> How to Configure Grid Control Repository in Active/Passive HA
> environments
> Doc ID: Note:405979.1
> How to Configure Grid Control Agents to Monitor Virtual Hostname in
> HA environments
> Doc ID: Note:406014.1
> How to Configure Grid Control Agents in Windows HA - Failover
> Cluster Environments
> Doc ID: Note:464191.1
> OMS not starting after install on an Active-Passive Cluster using a
> Virtual Hostname
> Doc ID: Note:430028.1
> Duplicates Targets in HA environment
> Doc ID: Note:550756.1
> --
> Jeremy Schneider
> Chicago, IL

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