5.3. CSM administration

In 5.1, “CSM concepts and architecture” on page 212, we touch on the topics of CSM management and administration as a basic introduction to the main features of CSM and how they function.

In this section, we examine these administration topics in detail by using examples and sample scenarios, and discuss the following areas:

  • Log file management

  • Managing Node groups

  • Hardware control

  • Cluster File Manager

  • Software Management System

  • CSM monitoring

  • Diagnostic probes

  • CSM backup

  • Querying CSM database

  • CSM problem determination and diagnostics

  • CSM hostname changes

5.3.1. Log file management

CSM logs to several different log files during installation and cluster management. These log files are available on the management server and managed ...

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