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