Document revision date: 15 July 2002
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Appendix A
Appendix A Cluster System Parameters
     A.1     Values for Alpha and VAX Computers
Appendix B
Appendix B Building Common Files
     B.1     Building a Common SYSUAF.DAT File
     B.2     Merging RIGHTSLIST.DAT Files
Appendix C
Appendix C Cluster Troubleshooting
     C.1     Diagnosing Computer Failures
         C.1.1         Preliminary Checklist
         C.1.2         Sequence of Booting Events
     C.2     Computer on the CI Fails to Boot
     C.3     Satellite Fails to Boot
         C.3.1         Displaying Connection Messages
         C.3.2         General OpenVMS Cluster Satellite-Boot Troubleshooting
         C.3.3         MOP Server Troubleshooting
         C.3.4         Disk Server Troubleshooting
         C.3.5         Satellite Booting Troubleshooting
         C.3.6         Alpha Booting Messages (Alpha Only)
     C.4     Computer Fails to Join the Cluster
         C.4.1         Verifying OpenVMS Cluster Software Load
         C.4.2         Verifying Boot Disk and Root
         C.4.3         Verifying SCSNODE and SCSSYSTEMID Parameters
         C.4.4         Verifying Cluster Security Information
     C.5     Startup Procedures Fail to Complete
     C.6     Diagnosing LAN Component Failures
     C.7     Diagnosing Cluster Hangs
         C.7.1         Cluster Quorum is Lost
         C.7.2         Inaccessible Cluster Resource
     C.8     Diagnosing CLUEXIT Bugchecks
         C.8.1         Conditions Causing Bugchecks
     C.9     Port Communications
         C.9.1         Port Polling
         C.9.2         LAN Communications
         C.9.3         System Communications Services (SCS) Connections
     C.10     Diagnosing Port Failures
         C.10.1         Hierarchy of Communication Paths
         C.10.2         Where Failures Occur
         C.10.3         Verifying CI Port Functions
         C.10.4         Verifying Virtual Circuits
         C.10.5         Verifying CI Cable Connections
         C.10.6         Diagnosing CI Cabling Problems
         C.10.7         Repairing CI Cables
         C.10.8         Verifying LAN Connections
     C.11     Analyzing Error-Log Entries for Port Devices
         C.11.1         Examine the Error Log
         C.11.2         Formats
         C.11.3         CI Device-Attention Entries
         C.11.4         Error Recovery
         C.11.5         LAN Device-Attention Entries
         C.11.6         Logged Message Entries
         C.11.7         Error-Log Entry Descriptions
     C.12     OPA0 Error-Message Logging and Broadcasting
         C.12.1         OPA0 Error Messages
         C.12.2         CI Port Recovery
Appendix D
Appendix D Sample Programs for LAN Control
     D.1     Purpose of Programs
     D.2     Starting the NISCA Protocol
         D.2.1         Start the Protocol
     D.3     Stopping the NISCA Protocol
         D.3.1         Stop the Protocol
         D.3.2         Verify Successful Execution
     D.4     Analyzing Network Failures
         D.4.1         Failure Analysis
         D.4.2         How the LAVC$FAILURE_ANALYSIS Program Works
     D.5     Using the Network Failure Analysis Program
         D.5.1         Create a Network Diagram
         D.5.2         Edit the Source File
         D.5.3         Assemble and Link the Program
         D.5.4         Modify Startup Files
         D.5.5         Execute the Program
         D.5.6         Modify MODPARAMS.DAT
         D.5.7         Test the Program
         D.5.8         Display Suspect Components
Appendix E
Appendix E Subroutines for LAN Control
     E.1     Introduction
         E.1.1         Purpose of the Subroutines
     E.2     Starting the NISCA Protocol
         E.2.1         Status
         E.2.2         Error Messages
     E.3     Stopping the NISCA Protocol
         E.3.1         Status
         E.3.2         Error Messages
     E.4     Creating a Representation of a Network Component
         E.4.1         Status
         E.4.2         Error Messages
     E.5     Creating a Network Component List
         E.5.1         Status
         E.5.2         Error Messages
     E.6     Starting Network Component Failure Analysis
         E.6.1         Status
         E.6.2         Error Messages
     E.7     Stopping Network Component Failure Analysis
         E.7.1         Status
         E.7.2         Error Messages

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