Index

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  R  S  T  U  V  W  X 

A

activating volume groups, 4.3.8, 5.7.7
AIX
character raw device names, 5.6.3
checking disk availability for ASM, 5.6.3
configuring disks for ASM, 5.6.3
configuring new disks, 5.6.3
identifying disks for ASM, 5.6.3
identifying LVM disks, 5.6.3
initializing disks for LVM, 5.6.3
raw device sizes, 4.3.1
tuning virtual memory manager, 2.8.1
APAR
download location, 2.7
APAR download location, 2.7
architecture
checking system architecture, 2.5
ASM
and multiple databases, 3.2.1.3
changing owner and permissions of disks
on AIX, 5.6.3
character raw device names on AIX, 5.6.3
characteristics of failure groups, 5.6.1
checking disk availability on AIX, 5.6.3
configuring disks
on AIX, 5.6.3
creating the asmdba group, 3.2.2.4
disk groups, 5.6.1
failure groups, 5.6.1
examples, 5.6.1
identifying, 5.6.1
files not supported on GPFS, 5.1.2
identifying available disks on AIX, 5.6.3
identifying disks on AIX, 5.6.3
number of instances on each node, 1.9.1, 5.1.1
OSDBA group for ASM, 3.2.1.3
recommendations for disk groups, 5.6.1
restrictions on use for OCR or voting disk, 5.6
space required for preconfigured database, 5.6.1
storage option for data files, 5.1.2
asm group
creating, 3.2.2.3
asmdba group
creating, 3.2.2.4
Automatic Storage Management
storage option for data files, 4.1.1.2

B

Bourne shell
default user startup file, 2.10.1

C

C compiler
requirement, 2.7
See also Pro*C/C++
C shell
default user startup file, 2.10.1
Central Inventory, 3.2.1.1
about, 2.4.1
See also oraInventory
cfgmgr command, 4.3.5, 5.6.3, 5.7.4
changing host names, 6.1
character raw device
device name on AIX, 5.6.3
chdev command, 4.3.5, 5.6.3, 5.7.4
checking disk availability for raw devices, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
checking existence of the nobody user, 3.1.2.1
checking maintenance level, 2.7
checking version, 2.7
chmod command, 4.2.3, 5.4.7, 5.6.3
chown command, 4.2.3, 5.4.7, 5.6.3
cluster configuration file, 6.3.2
cluster file system
single-instance storage option for data files, 4.1.1.2
storage option for data files, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
cluster name
requirements for, 6.2
cluster nodes
activating volume groups, 4.3.8, 5.7.7
importing raw device disk group, 4.3.7, 5.7.6
private node names, 6.2
public node names, 6.2
specifying uids and gids, 3.2.2.7
virtual node names, 6.2
Cluster Ready Services
upgrading, 6.2
Cluster Synchronization Services, 6.2
Cluster Verification Utility
difference between runcluvfy.sh and cluvfy, 2.13.1
hardware and operating system setup stage verification, 5.9
Oracle Clusterware configuration check, 6.1
shared storage area check, 4.1.2, 5.2
user equivalency troubleshooting, 6.1.1
clusterware diagnostics, A.3
commands
chmod, 5.4.7
chown, 5.4.7
cluvfy, 2.13.3
groupadd, 3.2.2.7
id, 3.1.2.1, 3.2.2.7
mkdir, 5.4.7
mkuser, 3.2.2.7
passwd, 3.2.2.7
runcluvfy.sh, 2.13.1
umask, 3.5
usermod, 3.2.2.5.3
xhost, 2.2
xterm, 2.2
configuring new disks, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
control files
raw devices for, 5.5.2, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
creating a volume group, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
creating logical volumes, 5.7.5
creating raw logical volumes, 4.3.6, 5.7.5
creating volume groups, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
CRS
OCR restriction, 5.6
raw device for OCR on AIX, 4.3.1
voting disk restriction, 5.6
CSD
download location for WebSphere MQ, 2.7
CSS, 6.2
OCCSD, 6.2
custom database
failure groups for ASM, 5.6.1
requirements when using ASM, 5.6.1
Custom installation type
reasons for choosing, 3.2.1.2
CVU. See Cluster Verification Utility

D

data files
creating separate directories for, 4.2.3, 5.4.7
setting permissions on data file directories, 4.2.3, 5.4.7
single-instance database storage options, 4.1.1.2
storage options, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
data loss
minimizing with ASM, 5.6.1
database files
supported storage options, 5.1.2
databases
ASM requirements, 5.6.1
dba group
and ASM disks on AIX, 5.6.3
and SYSDBA privilege, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
creating, 3.2.2.1, 3.2.2.1, 3.2.2.3, 3.2.2.4
creating on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
description, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
raw device group, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 5.7.5, 5.7.6
DBCA_RAW_CONFIG environment variable, 5.7.2
default file mode creation mask
setting, 3.5
deinstallation
local and remote nodes, 8.3.1
device names
on AIX, 5.6.3
device numbers
identifying major numbers, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
df command, 2.10.1
diagnostics, A.3
Direct NFS
disabling, 5.4.5
enabling, 5.4.4
for datafiles, 5.4.3
directory
creating separate data file directories, 4.2.3, 5.4.7
permission for data file directories, 4.2.3, 5.4.7
disk group
ASM, 5.6.1
recommendations for ASM disk groups, 5.6.1
disk space
checking, 2.5
requirements for preconfigured database in ASM, 5.6.1
disks
changing permissions and owner for ASM
on AIX, 5.6.3
checking availability for ASM on AIX, 5.6.3
checking availability for raw devices, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
configuring for ASM on AIX, 5.6.3
configuring new disks, 4.3.5, 5.6.3, 5.7.4
enabling simultaneous access of, 4.3.2
identifying LVM disks, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
identifying LVM disks on AIX, 5.6.3
raw voting disk on AIX, 4.3.1
DISPLAY environment variable
setting, 2.10.1

E

emulator
installing from X emulator, 2.2, 2.2
env command, 2.10.1
environment
checking settings, 2.10.1
configuring for oracle user, 2.10
environment variables
DBCA_RAW_CONFIG, 5.7.2
DISPLAY, 2.10.1
removing from shell startup file, 2.10.1
SHELL, 2.10.1
TEMP and TMPDIR, 2.5, 2.10.1
errors
due to permissions, 2.4.2
due to stty commands, 2.9.6
Oracle Universal Installer error messages, 6.3.3
stty, 6.1.1
user equivalence, 6.1.1
X11 forwarding, 2.9.4, 2.9.5
x11 forwarding, 6.1.1
/etc/security/limits.so file, 2.8.3
EXAMPLE tablespace
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
raw devices for, 5.5.2
examples
ASM failure groups, 5.6.1
external jobs
UNIX user required for, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.1
extjob executable
UNIX user required for, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.1

F

failover
of single-instance databases using Oracle Clusterware, 4.1.1.2
failure group
ASM, 5.6.1
characteristics of ASM failure group, 5.6.1
examples of ASM failure groups, 5.6.1
features, new, Preface
file mode creation mask
setting, 3.5
file system
storage option for data files, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
storage option for single instance data files, 4.1.1.2
files
$ORACLE_HOME/lib/libnfsodm10.so, 5.4.4
$ORACLE_HOME/lib/libodm10.so, 5.4.4
control files
raw devices for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
editing shell startup file, 2.10.1
/etc/security/limits.so, 2.8.3
.login, 2.10.1
oraInst.loc, 2.4.3
password file
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
.profile, 2.10.1
redo log files
raw devices for, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5, 5.7.5
server parameter file
raw devices for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
SPFILE
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
SPFILE file
raw devices for, 5.5.2
filesets, 2.7
checking, 2.7

G

Gateway
See Oracle Messaging Gateway
General Parallel File System. See GPFS
gid
identifying existing, 3.2.2.7
specifying, 3.2.2.7
specifying on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
globalization
support for, 6.2
GPFS, 4.1.1.1
and best practices with HACMP, 4.1.1.2
database file storage on, 5.1.2, 5.3
Oracle Clusterware file storage on, 4.1.1.2
Partition recommendations for, 5.1.1
group IDs
identifying existing, 3.2.2.7
specifying, 3.2.2.7
specifying on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
groups
checking for existing oinstall group, 2.4.3, 2.4.3
creating identical groups on other nodes, 3.2.2.7, 3.2.2.7
creating the asm group, 3.2.2.3, 3.2.2.3
creating the asmdba group, 3.2.2.4, 3.2.2.4
creating the dba group, 3.2.2.1, 3.2.2.1
creating the oinstall group, 2.4.1, 2.4.1
creating the oper group, 3.2.2.2, 3.2.2.2
specifying when creating users, 3.2.2.7, 3.2.2.7
UNIX OSDBA group (dba), 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
UNIX OSOPER group (oper), 3.2.1.2
using NIS, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.2.7

H

HACMP, 4.3.3
clusterware storage on, 4.1.1.2
database storage on, 5.1.2
deploying, 4.3.3.2
not required for Oracle Clusterware, 2.7, 2.7
requirements for, 2.7
supported versions, 2.7
upgrading, 4.3.3.3
verifying free disk space on, 2.5
hardware requirements, 2.5
hdisk
reserve setting for, 4.3.2
hdiskpower
reserve setting for, 4.3.2
host names
changing, 6.1

I

IBM WebSphere MQ
requirement, 2.7
id command, 3.1.2.1, 3.2.2.7
identifying disks for LVM, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
identifying LVM disks, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
importing raw device disk group, 4.3.7, 5.7.6
importvg command, 4.3.7, 4.3.7, 5.7.6, 5.7.6
initializing disks for LVM, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
installation
and globalization, 6.2
using cluster configuration file, 6.3.2
installation types
and ASM requirements, 5.6.1
instfix command, 2.7
intermittent hangs
and socket files, 6.4

J

JDK requirements, 2.7

K

Korn shell
default user startup file, 2.10.1

L

libnfsodm10.so, 5.4.4
libodm10.so, 5.4.4
limits.so file, 2.8.3
local node
defined, 8.3.1
logical volumes
creating, 5.7.5
.login file, 2.10.1
lsdev command, 4.3.5, 5.6.3, 5.7.4
lslpp command, 2.7, 2.7
lspv command, 4.3.5, 4.3.7, 4.3.7, 5.6.3, 5.7.4, 5.7.6, 5.7.6
LVM
creating a volume group, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
creating raw logical volumes, 4.3.6, 5.7.5
creating volume groups, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
identifying available disks, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
identifying major device numbers, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
identifying volume group devices, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
identifying volume group devices on AIX, 5.6.3
initializing disks, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
initializing disks on AIX, 5.6.3
recommendations for ASM, 5.6.1

M

maintenance level
checking, 2.7
major device numbers
identifying, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
mask
setting default file mode creation mask, 3.5
memory requirements, 2.5
Messaging Gateway
See Oracle Messaging Gateway
MetaLink
Oracle patches, 7.1.2
mkdir command, 4.2.3, 5.4.7
mklv command, 5.7.5
mkuser command, 3.2.2.7
mkvg command, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
mode
setting default file mode creation mask, 3.5
multiple databases
and ASM, 3.2.1.3
multiple oracle homes, 2.4.5, 5.4.7

N

NAS, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
network attached storage
for database files, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
Network Information Services
See NIS
new features, Preface
NFS, 4.1.1.2, 4.2.2, 5.1.2, 5.4.6
and data files, 5.4.2
and Oracle Clusterware files, 5.4.1
buffer size parameters for, 4.2.2, 5.4.6
Direct NFS, 5.4.3
for datafiles, 5.4.2
rsize, 4.2.2, 5.4.6
NIS
alternative to local users and groups, 3.1, 3.1.2, 3.2, 3.2.2
nobody user
checking existence of, 3.1.2.1
description, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.1
nofile
shell limit, 2.8.3
nproc
shell limit, 2.8.3

O

Object Data Manager, 4.3.2
enabling simultaneous disk access for, 5.6.3
OCCSD, 6.2
OCR
mirroring, 4.2.1
raw device for
on AIX, 4.3.1
restriction on using ASM for, 5.6
OCR. See Oracle Cluster Registry
ODM, 4.3.2
oinstall
and oraInst.loc, 2.4.3
oinstall group
checking for existing, 2.4.3
creating, 2.4.1
creating on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
description, 2.3
olsnodes command, A.3
oper group
and SYSOPER privilege, 3.2.1.2
creating, 3.2.2.2, 3.2.2.2
creating on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
description, 3.2.1.2
operating system
checking version, 2.7
operating system requirements, 2.7
Oracle base directory
about, 3.3
minimum disk size for, 2.5
Oracle Cluster Registry
configuration of, 6.2
mirroring, 5.4.1
partition sizes, 4.2.1
See OCR
Oracle Clusterware
and single-instance databases, 4.1.1.2
and upgrading ASM instances, 1.9.1, 5.1.1
installing, 6
installing with Oracle Universal Installer, 6.3
raw device for voting disk on AIX, 4.3.1
rolling upgrade of, 6.2
upgrading, 4.2.1
Oracle Database
creating data file directories, 4.2.3, 5.4.7
data file storage options, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
privileged groups, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
requirements with ASM, 5.6.1
single instance data file storage options, 4.1.1.2
supported storage options for, 5.1.1
Oracle Disk Manager
and Direct NFS, 5.4.4
Oracle Inventory
pointer file, 2.4.3
Oracle Inventory Group
and Central Inventory (oraInventory), 2.4.1
Oracle Inventory group
checking for existing, 2.4.3
creating, 2.4.1, 2.4.4
creating on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
description, 2.3
Oracle Messaging Gateway
requirements, 2.7
Oracle Notification Server Configuration Assistant, 6.3.1
Oracle Private Interconnect Configuration Assistant, 6.3.1
Oracle RAC
configuring disks for raw devices, 5.5.2
Oracle Real Application Clusters
shared storage device setup, 5.5.1
Oracle Software Owner user
and ASM disks, 5.6.3
configuring environment for, 2.10
creating, 2.4.5, 2.4.5.1, 3.2.2.5, 3.2.2.5.1
creating on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
description, 2.3, 3.2.1.1
determining default shell, 2.10.1
raw device owner, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 5.7.5, 5.7.6
required group membership, 2.3, 3.2.1.1
Oracle Universal Installer
and Oracle Clusterware, 6.3
error messages, 6.3.3
Oracle Upgrade Companion, 2.1
oracle user
and ASM disks, 5.6.3
configuring environment for, 2.10
creating, 2.4.5, 2.4.5.1, 2.4.5.2, 3.2.2.5, 3.2.2.5.1, 3.2.2.5.2
creating on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
description, 2.3, 3.2.1.1
determining default shell, 2.10.1
raw device owner, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 5.7.5, 5.7.6
required group membership, 2.3, 3.2.1.1
ORACLE_BASE environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.10.1
ORACLE_HOME environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.10.1
ORACLE_SID environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.10.1
OracleMetaLink, 7.1.2
oraInst.loc
and Central Inventory, 2.4.3
contents of, 2.4.3
oraInst.loc file
location, 2.4.3
location of, 2.4.3
oraInventory, 3.2.1.1
creating, 2.4.4
oraInventory directory
and Oracle Inventory Group, 2.4.1
OSASM
and multiple databases, 3.2.1.3
and SYSASM, 3.2.1.3
OSASM group
creating, 3.2.2.3
OSDBA group
and ASM disks on AIX, 5.6.3
and SYSDBA privilege, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
creating, 3.2.2.1
creating on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
description, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
for ASM, 3.2.1.3
raw device group, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 5.7.5, 5.7.6
OSDBA group for ASM
creating, 3.2.2.4
oslevel command, 2.7
OSOPER group
and SYSOPER privilege, 3.2.1.2
creating, 3.2.2.2
creating on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
description, 3.2.1.2
OUI
see Oracle Universal Installer

P

partition
using with ASM, 5.6.1
partitions
creating, 5.5.2
creating raw partitions, 4.3.1, 5.7.1
required sizes for raw devices on AIX, 4.3.1
passwd command, 2.4.5.2, 3.2.2.7
password file
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
raw devices for, 5.5.2, 5.5.2
patches
download, 7.1.2
download location, 2.7
install, 7.1.2
OracleMetaLink, 7.1.2
PC X server
installing from, 2.2, 2.2
permission errors, 2.4.2
permissions
for data file directories, 4.2.3, 5.4.7
physical RAM requirements, 2.5
postinstallation
patch download and install, 7.1.2
root.sh back up, 7.2.1
Precompilers
requirements, 2.7
preconfigured database
ASM disk space requirements, 5.6.1
requirements when using ASM, 5.6.1
preinstallation
shared storage device creation, 5.5.1
privileged groups
for Oracle Database, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
Pro*C/C++
requirements, 2.7
processor
checking system architecture, 2.5
.profile file, 2.10.1
PTF
checking, 2.7
download location, 2.7
PTF download location, 2.7
PVID
clearing from disk device, 5.6.3

R

RAC
configuring disks for raw devices on AIX, 5.7.1
configuring raw logical volumes, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
preferred datafile storage mechanisms, 5.6
RAID
and mirroring OCR and voting disk, 4.2.1
and mirroring Oracle Cluster Registry and voting disk, 5.4.1
recommended ASM redundancy level, 5.6.1
RAM requirements, 2.5
raw device
for OCR
on AIX, 4.3.1
for password file, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
for server parameter file, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
for SPFILE, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
for SPFILE file, 5.5.2
for voting disk
on AIX, 4.3.1
raw device sizes, 4.3.6, 5.7.5
raw devices
activating volume group on cluster nodes, 4.3.8, 5.7.7
checking availability of disks, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
creating logical volumes, 5.7.5
creating partitions on, 5.5.2
creating raw logical volumes, 4.3.6, 5.7.5
creating raw partitions, 4.3.1, 5.7.1
for control files, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
for EXAMPLE tablespace, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
for password file, 5.5.2
for redo log files, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5, 5.7.5
for SYSAUX tablespace, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
for SYSTEM tablespace, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
for TEMP tablespace, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
for UNDOTBS tablespace, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5, 5.7.5
for USER tablespace, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
identifying disks, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
importing on disk group on cluster nodes, 4.3.7, 5.7.6
initializing disks for LVM, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
initializing disks for LVM on AIX, 5.6.3
required sizes, 4.3.6, 5.7.5
on AIX, 4.3.1
specifying owner and permissions, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 5.7.5, 5.7.6
storage option for data files, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
value for DBCA_RAW_CONFIG environment variable, 5.7.2
recovery files
supported storage options, 5.1.2
redo log files
raw devices for, 5.5.2, 5.7.1, 5.7.5, 5.7.5
redundancy level
and space requirements for preconfigured database, 5.6.1
remote node
defined, 8.3.1
removing Oracle software
local and remote nodes, 8.3.1
requirements
hardware, 2.5
reserve setting, 4.3.2
rolling upgrade
Oracle Clusterware, 6.2
root user
logging in as, 2.2
root.sh, 6.3.1
back up, 7.2.1
running, 6.2
rsize parameter, 4.2.2, 5.4.6

S

scripts
root.sh, 6.2
security
dividing ownership of Oracle software, 3.2
server parameter file
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
setting shell limits, 2.8.3
shared storage devices
configuring for datafiles, 5.5
shell
determining default shell for oracle user, 2.10.1
SHELL environment variable
checking value of, 2.10.1
shell limits, 2.8.3
shell startup file
editing, 2.10.1
removing environment variables, 2.10.1
smit command, 2.4.5.2, 3.1.2.1, 3.1.2.2
software requirements, 2.7
checking software requirements, 2.7
specifying owner and permissions of raw devices, 4.3.6, 4.3.7, 5.7.5, 5.7.6
SPFILE
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
raw deviceS for, 5.5.2
raw devices for, 5.5.2, 5.5.2
ssh
and X11 Forwarding, 2.9.5
loading keys into memory before installation, 2.9.4
Standard Edition Oracle Database
supported storage options for, 5.1.1
startup file
for shell, 2.10.1
storage
for database files, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
GPFS, 4.1.1.2, 5.3
ASM files not supported on, 5.1.2
HACMP, 4.1.1.2, 5.1.2
storage options
for Enterprise Edition installations, 5.1.1
for Standard Edition installations, 5.1.1
supported storage options, 5.1.2, 5.1.2
swap space
requirements, 2.5
SYSASM
and OSASM, 3.2.1.3
SYSAUX tablespace
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
raw devices for, 5.5.2
SYSDBA
using database SYSDBA on ASM deprecated, 3.2.1.3
SYSDBA privilege
associated UNIX group, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
SYSOPER privilege
associated UNIX group, 3.2.1.2
system architecture
checking, 2.5
SYSTEM tablespace
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
raw devices for, 5.5.2

T

TEMP environment variable, 2.5
setting, 2.10.1
TEMP tablespace
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
raw devices for, 5.5.2
temporary directory, 2.5
temporary disk space
checking, 2.5
freeing, 2.5
requirements, 2.5
/tmp directory
checking space in, 2.5
freeing space in, 2.5
TMPDIR environment variable, 2.5
setting, 2.10.1
troubleshooting
ASM failure to mount disk group, 5.6.3
intermittent hangs, 6.4
ssh, 2.9.1
user equivalency, 2.9.1, 6.1.1

U

uid
identifying existing, 3.2.2.7
specifying, 3.2.2.7
specifying on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
umask, 2.10.1
umask command, 2.10.1, 3.5
UNDOTBS tablespace
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5, 5.7.5
raw devices for, 5.5.2
UNIX commands, 2.10.1
cfgmgr, 4.3.5, 5.6.3, 5.7.4
chdev, 4.3.5, 5.6.3, 5.7.4
chmod, 4.2.3, 5.6.3
chown, 4.2.3, 5.6.3
env, 2.10.1
importvg, 4.3.7, 4.3.7, 5.7.6, 5.7.6
instfix, 2.7
lsdev, 4.3.5, 5.6.3, 5.7.4
lslpp, 2.7, 2.7
lspv, 4.3.5, 4.3.7, 4.3.7, 5.6.3, 5.7.4, 5.7.6, 5.7.6
mkdir, 4.2.3
mklv, 5.7.5
mkvg, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
oslevel, 2.7
passwd, 2.4.5.2
smit, 2.4.5.2, 3.1.2.1, 3.1.2.2
swap, 2.5
swapon, 2.5
varyoffvg, 4.3.7, 5.7.6
varyonvg, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
xterm, 2.2
UNIX groups
oinstall, 2.3
OSDBA (dba), 3.1.1, 3.2.1.2
OSOPER (oper), 3.2.1.2
required for oracle user, 2.3, 3.2.1.1
using NIS, 3.1.2, 3.2.2
UNIX users
nobody, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.1
oracle, 2.3, 3.2.1.1
required for external jobs, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.1
unprivileged user, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.1
using NIS, 3.1.2, 3.2.2
unprivileged user
nobody user, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.1
upgrade
of Cluster Ready Services, 6.2
of Oracle Clusterware, 6.2
upgrades, 2.1
upgrading
and existing ASM instances, 1.9.1, 5.1.1
and OCR partition sizes, 4.2.1
and voting disk partition sizes, 4.2.1
user equivalence
testing, 6.1.1
user equivalence error, 6.1.1
user IDs
identifying existing, 3.2.2.7
specifying, 3.2.2.7
specifying on other nodes, 3.2.2.7
USER tablespace
raw device for, 5.7.1, 5.7.5
raw devices for, 5.5.2
users
checking existence of the nobody user, 3.1.2.1, 3.1.2.1
creating identical users on other nodes, 3.2.2.7, 3.2.2.7
creating the oracle user, 2.4.5, 2.4.5, 2.4.5.1, 2.4.5.1, 3.2.2.5, 3.2.2.5, 3.2.2.5.1, 3.2.2.5.1
Oracle Software Owner user (oracle), 2.3, 3.2.1.1
specifying groups when creating, 3.2.2.7, 3.2.2.7
UNIX nobody user, 3.1.1, 3.2.1.1
using NIS, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.2.7

V

varyoffvg command, 4.3.7, 5.7.6
varyonvg command, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
virtual memory manager
tuning, 2.8.1
volume group
creating, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
volume groups
creating, 4.3.5, 5.7.4
volumes
creating logical volumes, 5.7.5
voting disk
configuration of, 6.2
mirroring, 4.2.1, 5.4.1
raw device for
on AIX, 4.3.1
restriction on using ASM for, 5.6
voting disks, 4.1.1.2
partition sizes, 4.2.1
requirement of absolute majority of, 4.1.1.2

W

WebSphere MQ
CSD download location, 2.7
requirement, 2.7
workstation
installing from, 2.2
wsize, 4.2.2, 5.4.6
wsize parameter, 4.2.2, 5.4.6

X

X emulator
installing from, 2.2, 2.2
X window system
enabling remote hosts, 2.2, 2.2, 2.2
X11 forwarding
errors, 2.9.5
X11 forwarding errors, 2.9.4
xhost command, 2.2
xterm command, 2.2, 2.2