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eSight V300R010C00SPC200, 300, and 500 Local HA System Software Installation Guide (SUSE Linux + Oracle + Veritas) 11

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Installing the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 Operating System

Installing the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 Operating System

This section describes how to install the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 operating system on a 2288H V5 server. You need to perform the operations on the active and standby servers, respectively.

Prerequisites

  • The installation disc of the SUSE Linux 12 SP2 operating system is available.
  • You have obtained the 3508_sles12sp2_x86_64_07.703.05.00-1.iso file of the Huawei 2288H V5 server.
  • The RAID has been configured for the server. For details, see Configuring the RAID.
  • If the server does not have a built-in drive, a USB drive is available.
  • You have logged in to the server through the management port. For details, see Logging in to the SUSE Linux Server.

Procedure

  1. Start the installation program.

    1. On the toolbar of the Remote Virtual Console, click and choose Power Off.
    2. On the toolbar of the Remote Virtual Console, click to set the installation media.
      • To use the installation disc, select CD/DVD, select a drive letter from the drop-down list box, and click Connect.

      • To use the ISO image of the quick installation disc, select Image File, click Browse, add the image, and click Connect.

        When Connect changes to Disconnect, the installation media has been connected to the server.

    3. Set the boot item.
      1. On the iBMC web management page, choose Configuration from the main menu.
      2. In the navigation tree on the left, choose Boot Device.
      3. Set the parameters listed in the following table.
        Table 5-11 System boot parameters

        Server Model

        Parameter

        Setting

        2288H V5

        Start Mode

        Legacy BIOS

        Effective

        One-time

        Boot Medium

        DVD-ROM

    4. On the toolbar of the Remote Virtual Console, click and choose Power On.

  2. Perform the following operations based on the server model after the installation window is displayed.

    • 2288H V5 server: Press the up or down arrow key to select Installation, press F6 to change Driver to Yes, and press Enter.

      Wait until the following page is displayed.

      In addition, perform the following operations to load the corresponding driver:

      1. On the toolbar of the Remote Virtual Console, click and click Disconnect to disconnect the SUSE Linux 12 SP2 disc (64-bit) that has been inserted.
      2. Set 3508_sles12sp2_x86_64_07.703.05.00-1.iso as the installation media.
        • To use the installation disc, select CD/DVD, select a drive letter from the drop-down list box, and click Connect.

        • To use the ISO image of the quick installation disc, select Image File, click Browse, add the image, and click Connect.
      3. Press the up or down arrow key to set sr to USB CD-ROM, Virtual DVD-ROM VM 1.1.0, press the left or right arrow key to select OK, and press Enter to install the driver. (The option highlighted with blue background and white characters is selected.)
      4. When the following information is displayed, click on the toolbar of the Remote Virtual Console and click Disconnect to disconnect the inserted driver disc. Insert the SUSE Linux 12 SP2 (64-bit) installation disc, and then click Connect. When Connect changes to Disconnect, the installation media has been connected to the server.

      5. Press the right arrow key to select Back and press Enter to continue the installation.

  3. The system starts to load the installation program. Wait until the Language, Keyboard and License Agreement window is displayed. Set the installation language to English (US). Read the license agreement and select I Agree to the License Terms, and then click Next.

  4. The System Probing window is displayed. When system detection is completed, the system is initialized automatically. In addition, the registration window is displayed.

  5. Select Skip Registration and click Next.

  6. In the Add On Product window, use default settings, keep I would like to install an additional Add On Product unselected, and click Next.

  7. In the System Role window, select Default System and click Next.

  8. Start the partitioning program.

    In the Suggested Partitioning window, click Expert Partitioner....

    If there is no partition by default, go to 9.

    If there is a default partition, for example, sda1, perform the following operations to delete the partition:

    1. In the System View area, choose linux > Hard Disks.
    2. Click sda in the Hard Disks navigation tree.
    3. Select the partition of the hard disk in the Hard Disk: /dev/sda area on the right pane, and click Delete.
    4. In the dialog box that is displayed, click Yes.
    5. If the disk has multiple partitions, repeat the preceding operations to delete other partitions.

  9. (Optional) If a standard server is used, perform the following operations to partition the server:

    If the disk space of the standard server is less than 2 TB, the system adopts the MBR mode. Create all the primary partitions according to Table 2. The remaining space is created as one extended partition, and the extended partition is divided into multiple logical partitions.

    Table 5-12 Partitions of the standard server

    Type

    Partition

    Size

    File System

    Mount Point

    Primary partition

    /

    50 GB

    Ext4

    /

    swap

    32GB

    Swap

    swap

    /boot/efi

    1 GB

    FAT

    /boot/efi

    Extended partition

    /tmp

    10 GB

    Ext4

    /tmp

    /home

    1 GB

    Ext4

    /home

    /var

    20 GB

    Ext4

    /var

    /var/log

    10 GB

    Ext4

    /var/log

    /var/log/audit

    10 GB

    Ext4

    /var/log/audit

    /opt

    Total remaining space

    Ext4

    /opt

    1. In the Expert Partitioner window, click Add.

    2. Select Primary Partition and click Next.

    3. Select Custom Size, enter the partition size in the Size text box based on the plan, and click Next.

    4. Set Role to Operating System.

    5. Set the file system format and mount point for the partition.
      1. Select Format partition and select a file system type from the File System drop-down list box.

        The file system is Swap for the swap partition, FAT for the /boot/efi partition, and Ext4 for other partitions.

      2. Select Mount partition and enter a mount point in the Mount Point text box.

        Mount Point: You can select or manually enter a value. If the planned installation point type does not exist by default, enter the planned installation point.

    6. Click Finish.
    7. Repeat 9.a to 9.f to create all primary partitions as planned.

    8. Create an extended partition.
      1. In the Expert Partitioner window, click Add.
      2. Select Extended Partition and click Next.
      3. Select Maximum Size and click Finish.

    9. Create logical partitions in the extended partition.
      1. In the Expert Partitioner window, click Add.
      2. Select Custom Size, enter the partition size in the Size text box based on the plan. Click Next.
      3. Set Role to Operating System.
      4. Set the file system format and mount point for the partition and click Finish.
      5. Repeat 9.i.i to 9.i.iv to create all logical partitions as planned.

      6. Click Accept.

        In the Suggested Partitioning window, click Next.

  10. (Optional) If a high-configuration server is used, perform the following operations to partition the server:

    If the disk space of the high-configuration server is greater than 2 TB, the system uses the GPT mode and does not differentiate partition types. You need to creation partitions based on Table 3.

    Table 5-13 Partitions of the high-configuration server

    Partition

    Size

    File System

    Mount Point

    /

    50 GB

    Ext4

    /

    swap

    32GB

    Swap

    swap

    /boot/efi

    1 GB

    FAT

    /boot/efi

    /tmp

    10 GB

    Ext4

    /tmp

    /home

    1 GB

    Ext4

    /home

    /var

    20 GB

    Ext4

    /var

    /var/log

    10 GB

    Ext4

    /var/log

    /var/log/audit

    10 GB

    Ext4

    /var/log/audit

    /opt

    Total remaining space

    Ext4

    /opt

    1. In the Expert Partitioner window, click Add.

    2. On the Add Partition on /dev/sda interface, select Custom Size and set Size based on Table 3. Click Next.

    3. Set Role to Operating System. Click Next.

    4. Set the file system format and mount point for the partition.
      1. Select Format Partition and set File System based on Table 3.

        The file system is Swap for the swap partition, FAT for the /boot/efi partition, and Ext4 for other partitions.

      2. Select Mount partition and set Mount Point based on Table 3.

        Mount Point: You can select or manually enter a value. If the planned installation point type does not exist by default, enter the planned installation point.

    5. Click Finish.
    6. Repeat a to e to create all partitions based on Table 3.

    7. Click Accept. In the dialog box that is displayed, click Yes. In the Suggested Partitioning window, click Next.

  11. In the Clock and Time Zone window, set the region and time zone.

  12. Determine whether to create a local user based on the site requirements.

    • To create a local user, select Create New User, enter the user name and password, and click Next.
    • To skip local user creation, select Skip User Creation. Click Next.

  13. Set the password of the root user based on the installation plan, and click Next.

  14. Install the Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment (AIDE) component. The AIDE component is used to monitor operating system files to reduce the risk of malicious tampering.

    1. Click Software. The Software Selection and System Tasks window is displayed.

    2. Click Details.

    3. Click the Search tab.

    4. Enter the component name in the search box, for example, aide, and click Search.
    5. Select the aide package. Click Accept to start the installation.

    6. In the dialog box that is displayed, click Continue.

  15. (Optional) If other components are required, for example, the VNC Manager used for VNC session management, install the components by referring to 14.
  16. Click disable to disable firewalls. Click Kdump to set the Kdump.

    1. In the Kdump Start-Up window, select Enable Kdump, set Kdump Low Memory to 256, and set Kdump High Memory to 512.

    2. Click Dump Filtering in the upper left corner and set Dump Format to Compressed Format.

    3. Click Dump Target in the upper left corner, set Directory for Saving Dumps to /opt/crash, and click OK.

  17. Click Install. In the Confirm Installation dialog box that is displayed, click Install.

  18. Verify the installation.

    1. When the login page is displayed after the installation is complete, log in to the server as the root user.
    2. Right-click in the blank area on the desktop and choose Open Terminal from the shortcut menu.
    3. Run the following command to check the operating system version and the patch version:

      # cat /etc/SuSE-release

      In the preceding command, SuSE is case sensitive and must be entered in the correct format.

      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64)
      VERSION = 12
      PATCHLEVEL = 2

      The displayed information is described as follows:

      • If the command output contains (x86_64), the SUSE Linux operating system is a 64-bit operating system.
      • If the command output contains VERSION = 12, SUSE Linux 12 is installed.
      • If the command output contains PATCHLEVEL = 2, the patch version of the installed SUSE Linux operating system is SP2.

        If the command output does not contain the preceding information, check the installation disc.

    4. Check whether the AIDE component is successfully installed.

      # rpm -qa | grep aide

      The AIDE component is installed successfully if the following information is displayed:

      aide-0.15.1-19.1.x86_64
    5. (Optional) If other components are installed, run the following command to check whether the installation is successful:

      # rpm -qa | grep Component name

      Set Component name to the name of the component installed in 15.

      If the component version information is displayed, the installation is successful.

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    1. Log in to the server operating system through the management port as the root user.
    2. xx

      # yast2

      If the tool window cannot be displayed in the Linux operating system, see What Can I Do If the Tool Window Is Not Displayed in the SUSE Linux Operating System.

    3. xx

    4. xx

    5. xx

    6. Click OK.
    7. xx

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