5.2. CSM planning, installation and configuration

In this section, we discuss planning a CSM cluster, installing and configuring CSM on management server, and configuring CSM to add and install managed nodes.

More specifically, we discuss how and what to plan for a CSM cluster, describe supporting hardware, software, and network, give tips on installing and configuring the management server, and how to add and install managed nodes in the cluster.

At a high level, planning for setting up a CSM cluster involves:

  • Planning hardware, software, network and security

  • Installing and configuring the management server

  • Adding/defining and installing nodes

Each of these topics are discussed in detail in the next few sections.

5.2.1. Planning hardware

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