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A

accounts configured by, 2.1.4
ACFS. See Oracle ACFS.
aio-max-nr, E.2.1
AMD 64
software requirements for, 2.8.2
and asmcmd errors, 2.5.3.1
architecture
checking system architecture, 2.6.4
Asianux
operating system requirements, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
ASM
and multiple databases, 2.5.5.1.3
and rolling upgrade, F.7.3
ASM library driver (ASMLIB), 4.3.1
block device names, 3.3.1.4.2
candidate disks, 1.3.6.3, 3.3.1.4
characteristics of failure groups, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
checking disk availability, 3.3.1.4.2, 3.5
configuring disks for ASM, 3.3.1.4
creating the OSDBA for ASM group, 2.5.5.2.5
disk groups, 3.3.1.1
displaying attached disks, 3.3.1.4.2
on Linux, 3.5
failure groups, 3.3.1.1
examples, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
identifying, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
identifying available disks, 3.3.1.4.2
number of instances on each node, 1.3.5
OSASM or ASM administrator, 2.5.5.1.3
OSDBA for ASM group, 2.5.5.1.3
recommendations for disk groups, 3.3.1.1
required for Standard Edition Oracle RAC, 3.1.1
required for Typical install type, 3.1.1
rolling upgrade of, 4.1, 4.1
space required for Oracle Clusterware files, 3.3.1.1
space required for preconfigured database, 3.3.1.1
storage option for data files, 3.1.4
storing Oracle Clusterware files on, 3.1.7
ASM disks
marking, 4.3.1
ASM group
creating, 2.5.5.2.3
ASM library driver (oracleasm)
installing, 3.3.1.4.1
ASMCA
Used to create disk groups for older Oracle Database releases on Oracle ASM, 5.3.2
ASMLIB, 4.3.1
configuring system startup options for
how to configure, 3.3.1.4.1
ASMSNMP, 4.1, B.5.2
Automatic Storage Management Cluster File System. See Oracle ACFS.
Automatic Storage Management. See Oracle ASM.

B

Bash shell
default user startup file, 2.15.2
setting shell limits, 2.15.3
.bash_profile file, 2.15.2
binaries
relinking, 5.4
block devices
and upgrades, 3.1.4.2
creating permissions file for Oracle Clusterware files, 3.3.1.6
creating permissions file for Oracle Database files, 3.4
desupport of, 3.4
desupported, 3.1.4.2
device name, 3.3.1.4.2
for upgrades only, 3.4
block devices desupported, Preface
BMC
configuring, 2.13.3.2
BMC interface
preinstallation tasks, 2.13
Bourne shell
default user startup file, 2.15.2
setting shell limits on Linux x86, 2.15.3

C

C shell
default user startup file, 2.15.2
setting shell limits, 2.15.3
candidate disks
marking, 1.3.6.3, 3.3.1.4
central inventory, 2.5.5.1.1
about, D.1.1.1
central inventory. See Also OINSTALL group, and Oracle Inventory group
changing host names, 4.1
checkdir error, F.4
checking disk availability for ASM, 3.5
checking Linux distribution, 2.9
chmod command, 3.2.10
chown command, 3.2.10
clients
connecting to SCANs, D.1.3.5
cloning
cloning a Grid home to other nodes, 4.4
cluster configuration file, 4.3.2
cluster file system
storage option for data files, 3.1.4
cluster file systems
Grid home not supported on, 3.1.1
cluster name
requirements for, 4.1
cluster nodes
private node names, 4.1
public node names, 4.1
specifying uids and gids, 2.5.5.2.10
virtual node names, 4.1
Cluster Time Synchronization Service, 2.11
Cluster Verification Utility
cvuqdisk, 2.12
fixup scripts, 2.3
user equivalency troubleshooting, A.3
commands, 2.15.2
asmca, 3.3.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.1, 5.2.3.2, F.7.3
asmcmd, 2.5.3.1
cat, 2.9
chmod, 3.2.10
chown, 3.2.10
crsctl, 4.6, 5.3.3, F.4, F.7.3.1
dd, Preface
df, 1.3.1, 2.6.4
env, 2.15.2
fdisk, 3.3.1.4.2, 3.3.1.6, 3.5
free, 2.6.4
groupadd, 2.5.5.2.10
id, 2.5.5.2.10
ipmitool, 2.13.3.2.1
lsdev, 3.3.1.4.2, 3.5
lsmod, 2.13.3.1
mkdir, 3.2.10
modinfo, 2.9
modprobe, 2.13.3.1
nscd, 2.7.10
ntpd, 2.11
partprobe, 3.3.1.6, 3.4
passwd, 2.5.5.2.10
ping, 2.7.1
rootcrs.pl, 5.4
and deconfigure option, 6.5
rootupgrade.sh, F.4
rpm, 2.9, 2.12
sqlplus, 2.5.3.1
srvctl, F.4
swap, 2.6.4
swapon, 2.6.4
umask, 2.15.1
uname, 2.6.4, 2.9, 3.3.1.4.1
unset, F.5.1
useradd, 2.5.3.3, 2.5.5.2.8, 2.5.5.2.10
usermod, 2.5.5.2.9
xhost, 2.4
xterm, 2.4
yum, 2.1.5
configToolAllCommands script, A.11
configuring kernel parameters, E.2
cron jobs, 4.1, A.6
cssd agent and monitor, Preface
ctsdd, 2.11
custom database
failure groups for ASM, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
requirements when using ASM, 3.3.1.1
Custom installation type
reasons for choosing, 2.5.5.1.2
cvuqdisk, 2.12, 2.12

D

data files
creating separate directories for, 3.2.9, 3.2.10
setting permissions on data file directories, 3.2.10
storage options, 3.1.4
data loss
minimizing with ASM, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
database files
supported storage options, 3.1.7
databases
ASM requirements, 3.3.1.1
dba group. See OSDBA group
DBCA
no longer used for Oracle ASM disk group administration, 5.3.2
dbca.rsp file, B.2.1
deconfiguring Oracle Clusterware, 6.5
default file mode creation mask
setting, 2.15.1
default Linux installation
recommendation for, 2.1.2
deinstall, 6.1
deinstallation, 6.1
desupported
block devices, Preface
raw devices, Preface
device names
IDE disks, 3.3.1.4.2
RAID disks, 3.3.1.4.2
SCSI disks, 3.3.1.4.2
df command, 2.6.4, 2.15.2
Direct NFS
disabling, 3.2.11, 3.2.11
enabling, 3.2.8, 3.2.8
enabling for Oracle Database, 3.2.3.3
for data files, 3.2.3
minimum write size value for, 3.2.3.2
directory
creating separate data file directories, 3.2.9, 3.2.10
permission for data file directories, 3.2.10
disk group
ASM, 3.3.1.1
recommendations for Oracle ASM disk groups, 3.3.1.1
disk groups
recommendations for, 3.3.1.1
disk space
checking, 2.6.4
requirements for preconfigured database in ASM, 3.3.1.1
disks
checking availability for ASM, 3.3.1.4.2, 3.5
displaying attached disks, 3.3.1.4.2
on Linux, 3.5
disks. See Also ASM disks
DISPLAY environment variable
setting, 2.15.2
DNS, A.9

E

emulator
installing from X emulator, 2.4
enterprise.rsp file, B.2.1
env command, 2.15.2
environment
checking settings, 2.15.2
configuring for oracle user, 2.15
environment variables
DISPLAY, 2.15.2
ORACLE_BASE, 2.15.2, D.1.1.2
ORACLE_HOME, 2.5.3.1, 2.15.2, F.5.1
ORACLE_SID, 2.15.2, F.5.1
removing from shell startup file, 2.15.2
SHELL, 2.15.2
TEMP and TMPDIR, 2.6.4, 2.15.2
errata
Linux kernel errata, 2.9
errors
X11 forwarding, 2.15.4, E.1.3
errors using OPatch, F.4
Exadata
and rp_filter, 2.7.9
relinking binaries example for, 5.4
examples
ASM failure groups, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1

F

failure group
ASM, 3.3.1.1
characteristics of ASM failure group, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
examples of ASM failure groups, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
fdisk command, 3.3.1.4.2, 3.5
features, new, Preface
fencing, Preface
and cssd agent and monitor, Preface
and IPMI, Preface, Preface, 2.13, 4.1
file mode creation mask
setting, 2.15.1
file system
storage option for data files, 3.1.4
file systems, 3.1.8
file-max, E.2.1
files
.bash_profile, 2.15.2
dbca.rsp, B.2.1
editing shell startup file, 2.15.2
enterprise.rsp, B.2.1
.login, 2.15.2
oraInst.loc, 2.5.1
/proc/sys/fs/file-max, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/sem, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmall, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmax, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmni, E.2.1
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range, E.2.1
.profile, 2.15.2
response files, B.2
filesets, 2.8
fixup script, 2.3
about, 1.2

G

GFS, 3.1.8
gid
identifying existing, 2.5.5.2.10
specifying, 2.5.5.2.10
specifying on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10
globalization
support for, 4.1
GNS
about, 2.7.2.1
GNS virtual IP address, 4.1
GPFS, 3.1.8
Grid home
and Oracle base restriction, 2.5.3.1
default path for, 2.16
disk space for, 2.6.2
unlocking, 5.4
grid naming service. See GNS
grid user, 2.5.5.1.1
grid_install.rsp file, B.2.1
group IDs
identifying existing, 2.5.5.2.10
specifying, 2.5.5.2.10
specifying on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10
groups
checking for existing OINSTALL group, 2.5.1, 2.5.1
creating identical groups on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10, 2.5.5.2.10
creating the ASM group, 2.5.5.2.3, 2.5.5.2.3
creating the OSDBA for ASM group, 2.5.5.2.5
creating the OSDBA group, 2.5.5.2.1
OINSTALL, 2.5.1, 2.5.2
OSASM (asmadmin), 2.5.5.1.3
OSDBA (dba), 2.5.5.1.2
OSDBA for ASM (asmdba), 2.5.5.1.3
OSDBA group (dba), 2.5.5.1.2
OSOPER (oper), 2.5.5.1.2
OSOPER for ASM, 2.5.5.1.3
OSOPER group (oper), 2.5.5.1.2
required for installation owner user, 2.5.5.1.1
specifying when creating users, 2.5.5.2.10, 2.5.5.2.10
using NIS, 2.5.5, 2.5.5.2.10

H

hangcheck timer
replaced with cssd agent and monitor, Preface
hardware requirements, 2.6
high availability IP addresses, 2.7.1
host names
changing, 4.1
legal host names, 4.1

I

IBM
Linux on System z
Cluster Health Monitor unavailable for, 1.3.1
IBM: Linux on System z
software requirements for, 2.8.3
id command, 2.5.5.2.10
IDE disks
device names, 3.3.1.4.2
INS-32026 error, 2.5.3.1
installation
and cron jobs, 4.1
and globalization, 4.1
cloning a Grid infrastructure installation to other nodes, 4.4
completing after OUI exits, A.11
response files, B.2
preparing, B.2, B.2.2
templates, B.2
silent mode, B.3
using cluster configuration file, 4.3.2
installation types
and ASM, 3.3.1.1
interfaces, 4.1
requirements for private interconnect, D.1.3.2
intermittent hangs
and socket files, 4.6
ip_local_port_range, E.2.1
IPMI
addresses not configurable by GNS, 2.13.2
configuring driver for, 2.13.3
preinstallation tasks, 2.13
preparing for installation, 4.1

J

JDK requirements, 2.8
job role separation users, 2.5.5.1.1

K

kernel
Linux errata, 2.9
kernel parameters
configuring, E.2
Korn shell
and LDAP, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
default user startup file, 2.15.2
setting shell limits, 2.15.3
ksh
See Korn shell

L

LDAP
odisrvreg
system requirements for, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
oidca
system requirements for, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
schemasynch
system requirements for, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
legal host names, 4.1
libpam, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
lightweight directory access protocol
See LDAP
Linux
checking version, 2.9
cvuqdisk package, 2.12
determining distribution of, 2.9
displaying attached disks, 3.5
kernel errata, 2.9
rp_filter setting for multiple interconnects, 2.7.9
Linux (32-bit)
software requirements for, 2.8.1
Linux on IBM System z. See IBM: Linux on System z
Linux x86-64
software requirements for, 2.8.2
Linux-pam, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
log file
how to access during installation, 4.3.1
.login file, 2.15.2
lsdev command, 3.3.1.4.2, 3.5
LVM
recommendations for ASM, 3.3.1.1

M

mask
setting default file mode creation mask, 2.15.1
memory requirements, 2.6
minimal Linux installation
recommendation for, 2.1.1
mixed binaries, 2.8
mkdir command, 3.2.10
mode
setting default file mode creation mask, 2.15.1
multiple databases
and ASM, 2.5.5.1.3
multiple interconnects
rp_filter setting for, 2.7.9
multiple oracle homes, 2.5.3.1, 3.2.10
My Oracle Support, 5.1.1

N

Net Configuration Assistant (NetCA)
response files, B.4
running at command prompt, B.4
netca, 4.3.1
netca.rsp file, B.2.1
Network Information Services
See NIS
new features, Preface
NFS, 3.1.8, 3.2.6
and data files, 3.2.4
and Oracle Clusterware files, 3.2.1
buffer size parameters for, 3.2.5, 3.2.7
Direct NFS, 3.2.3
for data files, 3.2.4
rsize, 3.2.6
NIS
alternative to local users and groups, 2.5.5
noninteractive mode. See response file mode
nslookup command, A.9
NTP protocol
and slewing, 2.11

O

OCFS2, 3.1.8
checking on Linux, 2.9
checking version of, 2.8.1, 2.8.2, E.3
download location for Linux, 2.9
Grid home not supported on, 3.1.1
status of, 2.9
OCR. See Oracle Cluster Registry
OINSTALL group
about, D.1.1.1
and oraInst.loc, 2.5.1
checking for existing, 2.5.1
creating on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10
OINSTALL group. See Also Oracle Inventory group
OPatch, F.4
oper group. See OSOPER group
operating system
checking distribution and version of Linux, 2.9
different on cluster members, 2.8
limitation for Oracle ACFS, D.2.1
missing packages, A.5
requirements, 2.8
oprocd
replaced with cssd agent and monitor, Preface
optimal flexible architecture
and oraInventory directory, D.1.1.2
ORA-27369
job of type EXECUTABLE failed with exit code
Oracle ACFS
about, D.2.1
Oracle ASM
Configuring the Oracle ASM library driver, 3.3.1.4.1
Oracle ASM Library Driver
How to configure, 3.3.1.4.1
Oracle base
grid homes not permitted under, 2.16
Oracle base directory
about, D.1.2
Grid home must not be in an Oracle Database Oracle base, 2.5.3.1
minimum disk space for, 2.6.2
Oracle Berkeley DB
restrictions for, 4.5
Oracle Cluster Registry
configuration of, 4.1
mirroring, 3.2.1
partition sizes, 3.2.1
permissions file to own block device partitions, 3.3.1.6
supported storage options, 3.1.7
Oracle Clusterware
and file systems, 3.1.8
and upgrading Oracle ASM instances, 1.3.5
installing, 4
rolling upgrade of, 4.1
supported storage options for, 3.1.7
upgrading, 3.2.1
Oracle Clusterware files
ASM disk space requirements, 3.3.1.1
Oracle Clusterware Installation Guide
replaced by Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide, Preface, 4
Oracle Database
creating data file directories, 3.2.9, 3.2.10
data file storage options, 3.1.4
operating system patch requirements for, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
privileged groups, 2.5.5.1.2
requirements with ASM, 3.3.1.1
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant
response file, B.2.1
Oracle Disk Manager
and Direct NFS, 3.2.8
Oracle Enterprise Manager
ASMSNMP account, B.5.2
Oracle Grid Infrastructure owner (grid), 2.5.5.1.1
Oracle Grid Infrastructure response file, B.2.1
oracle home, 2.5.3.1
ASCII path restriction for, 4.1
multiple oracle homes, 2.5.3.1, 3.2.10
Oracle Inventory group
about, D.1.1.1
checking for existing, 2.5.1
creating, 2.5.2
creating on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10
oraInst.loc file and, 2.5.1
Oracle Linux
and Oracle Preinstallation RPM, 2.1.4
accounts configured by, 2.1.4
operating system requirements, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
Oracle Net Configuration Assistant
response file, B.2.1
Oracle patch updates, 5.1.1
Oracle Preinstallation RPM, Preface
about, 2.1.4
included with Oracle Linux, 2.1.4, 2.1.4
installing, 2.1.5
troubleshooting, 2.1.4
Oracle Real Application Clusters
configuring disks for ASM, 3.3.1.4.2
operating system patch requirements for, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
Oracle software owner user
creating, 2.5.3
description, 2.5.5.1.1
Oracle Software Owner user
configuring environment for, 2.15
creating, 2.5.3.2, 2.5.5.2.6, 2.5.5.2.7
creating on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10
determining default shell, 2.15.2
required group membership, 2.5.5.1.1
Oracle Software Owner users
setting shell limits for, 2.15.3
Oracle Universal Installer
response files
list of, B.2.1
Oracle Upgrade Companion, 2.2
oracle user
and Oracle Preinstallation RPM, 2.1.4
configuring environment for, 2.15
creating, 2.5.3, 2.5.3.2, 2.5.3.3, 2.5.5.2.6, 2.5.5.2.7, 2.5.5.2.8
creating on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10
description, 2.5.5.1.1
determining default shell, 2.15.2
required group membership, 2.5.5.1.1
setting shell limits for, 2.15.3
Oracle user
and Oracle Preinstallation RPM, 2.1.4
Oracle Validated RPM
about, 2.1.4
Oracle Validated RPM. See Oracle Preinstallation RPM
ORACLE_BASE environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.15.2
ORACLE_HOME environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.15.2
ORACLE_SID environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.15.2
oracleasm RPM
installing, 3.3.1.4.1
oracle-rdbms-server rpm, 2.1.4
oracle-validated.rpm, 2.1.4
oraInst.loc
and central inventory, 2.5.1
contents of, 2.5.1
oraInst.loc file
location, 2.5.1
location of, 2.5.1
oraInventory, 2.5.5.1.1
about, D.1.1.1
creating, 2.5.2
oraInventory. See Also Oracle Inventory group
OSASM group, 2.5.5.1.3
about, 2.5.5.1.3
and multiple databases, 2.5.5.1.3
and SYSASM, 2.5.5.1.3
creating, 2.5.5.2.3
OSDBA for ASM group, 2.5.5.1.3
about, 2.5.5.1.3
OSDBA group
and SYSDBA privilege, 2.5.5.1.2
creating, 2.5.5.2.1
creating on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10, 2.5.5.2.10
description, 2.5.5.1.2
OSDBA group for ASM
creating, 2.5.5.2.5
OSOPER for ASM group
about, 2.5.5.1.3
creating, 2.5.5.2.4
OSOPER group
and SYSOPER privilege, 2.5.5.1.2
creating, 2.5.5.2.2
creating on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10, 2.5.5.2.10
description, 2.5.5.1.2

P

package cvuqdisk not installed, 2.12
packages
checking on Linux, 2.9
default Linux installation and, 2.8
packages. See Also RPMs
PAM, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
partition
using with ASM, 3.3.1.1
passwd command, 2.5.5.2.10
patch updates
download, 5.1.1
install, 5.1.1
My Oracle Support, 5.1.1
permissions
for data file directories, 3.2.10
physical RAM requirements, 2.6
ping command, A.9
policy-managed databases
and SCANs, D.1.3.5
postinstallation
patch download and install, 5.1.1
root.sh back up, 5.2.1
preconfigured database
ASM disk space requirements, 3.3.1.1
requirements when using ASM, 3.3.1.1
privileged groups
for Oracle Database, 2.5.5.1.2
processor
checking system architecture, 2.6.4
/proc/sys/fs/aio-max-nr, E.2.1
/proc/sys/fs/file-max file, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/sem file, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmall, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmall file, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmax, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmmni file, E.2.1
/proc/sys/kernel/shmni, E.2.1
/proc/sys/net/core/rmem_default file, E.2.1
/proc/sys/net/core/rmem_max file, E.2.1
/proc/sys/net/core/wmem_default file, E.2.1
/proc/sys/net/core/wmem_max file, E.2.1
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range, E.2.1
.profile file, 2.15.2
PRVF-5436 error, 2.11

R

RAC
configuring disks for ASM on Linux, 3.5
RAID
and mirroring Oracle Cluster Registry and voting disk, 3.2.1
recommended ASM redundancy level, 3.3.1.1
RAID disks
device names, 3.3.1.4.2
RAM requirements, 2.6
raw devices
and upgrades, 3.1.4.2, 3.4
desupport of, 3.4
upgrading existing partitions, 3.2.1
raw devices desupported, Preface
recovery files
supported storage options, 3.1.7
Red Hat
operating system requirements, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
Red Hat Package Manager
See RPM
redundancy level
and space requirements for preconfigured database, 3.3.1.1
Redundant Interconnect Usage, 2.7.1
relinking Oracle Grid Infrastructure home binaries, 5.4, 6.3, 6.4
requirements, 3.3.1.1
hardware, 2.6
resolv.conf file, A.9
response file installation
preparing, B.2
response files
templates, B.2
silent mode, B.3
response file mode
about, B.1
reasons for using, B.1.1
See also response files, silent mode, B.1
response files
about, B.1
creating with template, B.2.1
dbca.rsp, B.2.1
enterprise.rsp, B.2.1
general procedure, B.1.2
grid_install.rsp, B.2.1
Net Configuration Assistant, B.4
netca.rsp, B.2.1
passing values at command line, B.1
specifying with Oracle Universal Installer, B.3
response files.See also silent mode
rmem_default, E.2.1
rmem_max, E.2.1
rolling upgrade
ASM, 4.1
of ASM, F.7.3
Oracle Clusterware, 4.1
root user
logging in as, 2.4
root.sh, 4.3.1
back up, 5.2.1
running, 4.1, A.11
RPMs
checking, 2.9
default Linux installation and, 2.8
rsize parameter, 3.2.6
run level, 2.6.1

S

SCAN address, 4.1, A.9
SCAN listener, A.9, D.1.3.5
SCANs, 2.7.2.2
understanding, D.1.3.5
use of SCANs required for clients of policy-managed databases, D.1.3.5
scripts
root.sh, 4.1
SCSI disks
device names, 3.3.1.4.2
secure shell
configured by the installer, 2.14
security
dividing ownership of Oracle software, 2.5.5
user authentication, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
sem file, E.2.1
semmni parameter
recommended value on Linux, E.2.1
semmns parameter
recommended value on Linux, E.2.1
semmsl parameter
recommended value on Linux, E.2.1
semopm parameter
recommended value on Linux, E.2.1
setting shell limits, 2.15.3
shell
determining default shell for oracle user, 2.15.2
SHELL environment variable
checking value of, 2.15.2
shell limits
setting on Linux, 2.15.3
shell startup file
editing, 2.15.2
removing environment variables, 2.15.2
shmall, E.2.1
shmmax, E.2.1
shmmni, E.2.1
silent mode
about, B.1
reasons for using, B.1.1
See also response files., B.1
silent mode installation, B.3
single client access names. See SCAN addresses
software requirements, 2.8
checking software requirements, 2.9
ssh
and X11 Forwarding, 2.15.4
automatic configuration from OUI, 2.14
configuring, E.1
supported version of, E.1
when used, 2.14
startup file
for shell, 2.15.2
storage
marking ASM candidate disks, 4.3.1
stty
suppressing to prevent installation errors, 2.15.5
supported storage options
Oracle Clusterware, 3.1.7
suppressed mode
reasons for using, B.1.1
SUSE
operating system requirements, 2.8.1, 2.8.2
swap space
requirements, 2.6
SYSASM, 2.5.5.1.3
and OSASM, 2.5.5.1.3
SYSDBA
using database SYSDBA on ASM deprecated, 2.5.5.1.3
SYSDBA privilege
associated group, 2.5.5.1.2
SYSOPER privilege
associated group, 2.5.5.1.2
system architecture
checking, 2.6.4

T

tcsh shell
setting shell limits, 2.15.3
TEMP environment variable, 2.6.4
setting, 2.15.2
temporary directory, 2.6.4
temporary directory. See /tmp directory
temporary disk space
checking, 2.6.4
freeing, 2.6.4
requirements, 2.6
terminal output commands
suppressing for Oracle installation owner accounts, 2.15.5
/tmp directory
checking space in, 2.6.4
freeing space in, 2.6.4
TMPDIR environment variable, 2.6.4
setting, 2.15.2
troubleshooting
and deinstalling, 6.1
asmcmd errors and oracle home, 2.5.3.1
automatic SSH configuration from OUI, 2.14
deconfiguring Oracle Clusterware to fix causes of root.sh errors, 6.5
different group and user IDs, 2.1.4
disk space errors, 4.1
DISPLAY errors, 2.15.4
environment path errors, 4.1
error messages, A.1
Fatal Timeout before authentication, A.1
garbage strings in script inputs found in log files, 2.15.5
intermittent hangs, 4.6
log file, 4.3.1
missing operating system packages, A.5
nfs mounts, 2.7.10
permissions errors and oraInventory, D.1.1.1
permissions errors during installation, D.1.1.2
public network failures, 2.7.10
root.sh errors, 6.5
run level error, 2.6.1
sqlplus errors and oracle home, 2.5.3.1
ssh, E.1.1
ssh configuration failure, E.1.2.1
ssh errors, 2.15.5
SSH timeouts, A.1
stty errors, 2.15.5
Unable to clear device, A.10.2
Unable to find candidate disks, A.10.2
Unable to open ASMLib, A.10.2
unexplained installation errors, 4.1, A.6
user equivalency, A.3, E.1.1
user equivalency error due to different user or group IDs, 2.5.3.3, 2.5.5.2.7
user equivalency errors, 2.5.2
voting disk backups with dd command, Preface
X11 forwarding error, 2.15.4
Troubleshooting
DBCA does not recognize Oracle ASM disk size and fails to create disk groups, 5.3.2

U

uid
identifying existing, 2.5.5.2.10
specifying, 2.5.5.2.10
specifying on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10
umask, 2.15.2
umask command, 2.15.1, 2.15.2
Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux
about, 2.1.3
and rp_filter setting, 2.7.9
supported distributions, 2.8.2
Unbreakable Linux Kernel. See Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux.
uninstall, 6.1
uninstalling, 6.1
upgrade
of Oracle Clusterware, 4.1
restrictions for, F.4
unsetting environment variables for, F.5.1
upgrades, 2.2
and SCANs, D.1.3.5
of Oracle ASM, F.7.3
using raw or block devices with, 3.1.4.2
upgrading
and existing Oracle ASM instances, 1.3.5
and OCR partition sizes, 3.2.1
and voting disk partition sizes, 3.2.1
shared Oracle Clusterware home to local grid homes, 2.16
user equivalence
testing, A.3
user equivalency errors
groups and users, 2.5.3.3, 2.5.5.2.7
user IDs
identifying existing, 2.5.5.2.10
specifying, 2.5.5.2.10
specifying on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10
useradd command, 2.5.3.3, 2.5.5.2.8, 2.5.5.2.10
users
creating identical users on other nodes, 2.5.5.2.10, 2.5.5.2.10
creating the grid user, 2.5.3, 2.5.3
creating the oracle user, 2.5.3.2, 2.5.3.2, 2.5.5.2.6, 2.5.5.2.6, 2.5.5.2.7, 2.5.5.2.7
oracle software owner user (oracle), 2.5.5.1.1
setting shell limits for, 2.15.3
setting shell limits for users on Linux, 2.15.3
specifying groups when creating, 2.5.5.2.10, 2.5.5.2.10
using NIS, 2.5.5, 2.5.5.2.10

V

VIP
for SCAN, A.9
voting disks
backing up with dd command deprecated, Preface
configuration of, 4.1
mirroring, 3.2.1
partition sizes, 3.2.1
supported storage options, 3.1.7

W

wmem_default, E.2.1
wmem_max, E.2.1
workstation
installing from, 2.4
wsize parameter, 3.2.6
wtmax, 3.2.3.2
minimum value for Direct NFS, 3.2.3.2

X

X emulator
installing from, 2.4
X terminal
installing from, 2.4
X window system
enabling remote hosts, 2.4
X Window System
enabling remote hosts, 2.4
X11 forwarding
error, 2.15.4
X11 forwarding errors, E.1.3
xhost command, 2.4
xterm command, 2.4
xtitle
suppressing to prevent installation errors, 2.15.5