Sun Cluster Quick Start Guide for Solaris OS

ProcedureHow to Set Up the Oracle System Groups and User

Perform the steps in this procedure on both nodes.

  1. Open the cconsole master console window, if it is not already open.

    Use the master console window to perform the steps in this procedure on both nodes at the same time.

  2. Create the Oracle Inventory group, oinstall, and the database administrator group, dba.

    phys-X# groupadd oinstall
    phys-X# groupadd dba
  3. Create the Oracle user account, oracle.

    Specify the Oracle home directory, /oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0. Set dba as the primary group and set oinstall as the secondary group.

    phys-X# useradd -g dba -G oinstall -d /oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0 oracle
  4. Set the oracle password.

    phys-X# passwd -r files oracle