Index

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Symbols


A

accounts configured by, 2.1.4
aio-max-nr, E.2.1
Also OINSTALL group, and Oracle Inventory group
Also ASM disks
Also Oracle Inventory group
Also RPMs
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

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
changing host names, 4.1
checkdir error, F.4
checking disk availability for ASM, 3.5
checking Linux distribution, 2.9
chmod command, 3.2.11
chown command, 3.2.11
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, 3.2.11
chown, 3.2.11
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, 3.2.11
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, 3.2.10, 3.2.11
setting permissions on data file directories, 3.2.11
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
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, 3.2.12, 3.2.12
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, 3.2.10, 3.2.11
permission for data file directories, 3.2.11
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
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

K

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 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, 3.2.11
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, 3.2.11
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
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
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
OPatch, F.4
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

R

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 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, silent mode, B.1
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
RPM
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 addresses
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.,
silent mode installation, B.3
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
Transparent HugePages
disabling, C.3
troubleshooting
and deinstalling, 6.1
asmcmd errors and oracle home, 2.5.3.1
automatic SSH configuration from OUI, 2.14
DBCA does not recognize Oracle ASM disk size and fails to create disk groups, 5.3.2
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

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