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32-bit and 64-bit
software versions in the same cluster not supported, 2.5


address resolution protocol, 2.6.3, 2.6.4
Administrators group, 2.1, 2.13, 2.13.2, 2.13.4, 4.1
and Oracle Clusterware files,
ASMCA,,, 3.10
and raw devices,
and upgrades, 3.9, C.2.2, D.1
enabling Oracle Restart disk group volumes, 6.2
password, B.5.2
rolling upgrade, D.8
starting, 3.10, 4.2.1,
using to create disk groups for older Oracle Database releases on Oracle ASM, 5.3.2
using to upgrade Oracle ASM, D.8.2
asmtool utility,,
authentication support
preinstallation requirements, 2.9.1
Autometric Metric,
enable, 3.5.2


binding order
Windows network, 2.6.1
BMC interface
preinstallation tasks, 2.12


changing host names, 4.1
chip architecture, 2.5
CIFS, 3.8.1
and Microsoft Remote Desktop Connections, 2.3.2
and upgrades, C.1.3.5
and VIP addresses, 4.1
certification, 2.4
connecting through a firewall, 5.1.2
connecting to SCAN, C.1.3.5
Oracle Direct NFS,
simplified access, Preface,
trace files, A.12
using SCAN,, C.1.3.5
using the public interface, C.1.3.1
cluster configuration file, 4.2.2
cluster file systems
storage option for data files, 3.1.2
Cluster Health Monitor
disk space requirements,, 2.7.2
Cluster Health Monitor (CHM), 5.2.1
cluster name,
requirements for, 4.1
cluster nodes
private node names, 4.1
public node names, 4.1
virtual node names, 4.1
cluster privileges
verifying for OUI cluster installation, 2.13.2
Cluster Time Synchronization Service, Preface, 2.11, 2.11.1, C.1.4
configuring, 2.11.3
installed components, C.1.4
Cluster Verification Utility (CVU)
and upgrades, D.4.1, D.5
asmca, 3.10,, D.8
cluvfy, A.6
configToolAllCommands, B.5.2
crsctl, 2.11.3, 4.4, 5.3.4, D.2.4, D.8.1
deinstall.bat, 6.5.4
diskpart, A.5.2
ipconfig, A.1
localconfig delete, 4.1
lsnrctl, 5.3.5
net start and net stop, 2.11.2
net use,, 2.13.2
nslookup, A.1
ocopy.exe, 5.1
olsnodes, 5.3.4
ping, 2.6.1
regedit,, 2.11.1, 2.13.2
and deconfigure option, 6.4, 6.2
runcluvfy.bat, 4.3.1
setup.exe, 4.3.1, B.3
srvctl, 4.5, 6.2, D.2.4
W32tm, 2.11.1
Common Internet File System, 3.8.1
configToolAllCommands script, A.11
console mode, 2.3.2
CPU, 5.1.1
Critical Patch Updates, 5.1.1
crs_install.rsp file, B.2.1
ctssd, 2.11, 2.11.3
customized database
failure groups for Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
requirements when using Oracle ASM, 3.3.2


DAS (direct attached storage) disks, 3.6.1
data files
minimum disk space for,
recommendations for file system,
storage options, 3.1.2
data loss
minimizing with Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
database files
supported storage options, 3.2.2
Oracle ASM requirements, 3.3.2
no longer used for Oracle ASM disk group administration, 5.3.2
deconfiguring Oracle Clusterware, 6.4
deinstallation, 6.1
Deinstallation tool
example of using, 6.5.4, 6.5.4, 6.5.4
generating the parameter file, 6.5.4
location, 6.5.1
log files, 6.5.1
parameter file, 6.5.5
syntax and options, 6.5.1
raw devices, Preface, Preface
device names
creating with asmtool,
creating with asmtoolg,
DHCP,, C.1.3.1
database file directory,
DisableDHCPMediaSense parameter,, 2.6.1
disk automount
enable, 3.5.2
disk group
Oracle ASM with redundancy levels, 3.3.2
recommendations for Oracle ASM disk groups, 3.3.2
disk space
checking, 2.7.2
required partition sizes, 3.3.1
for Oracle ASM, 3.3.2, 3.3.2
for preconfigured database in Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
Windows, 2.7
configuring for Oracle ASM,,
NTFS formatted, 2.7.1
supported for Oracle ASM, 3.6.1
display monitor
resolution settings, 2.5
DNS, A.9
configuring to use with GNS,, 2.6.5
multicast (mDNS), 2.6.4
domain user
used in installation, 2.13
downgrading Oracle Clusterware, D.12
DST patches, 5.1.1


Easy Connect naming method, Preface
enable disk automount, 3.5.2
environment variables
PATH, 2.1
TEMP, 2.7.3
executable files, 2.5,, 3.2.2, C.2.1
external redundancy, 3.3.2


failure groups, 3.3.2
characteristics in Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
examples in Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
fast recovery area,
FAT disk sizes, 2.7.1
features, new, Preface
and IPMI, Preface,, 4.1
file systems, 3.4
storage option for data files, 3.1.2
system requirements, 2.7
using for data files,
Windows system requirements, 2.7
oranfstab, 3.8.2
response files, B.2


support for, 4.1
configuring, 2.6.2
name resolution,
virtual IP address,, 4.1
Grid home
disk space
requirements,, 2.7.2
modifying, 5.4
Grid Plug and Play (GPnP), A.10.1
Administrators group, 2.1, 2.13, 2.13.2, 2.13.4, 4.1
operating system, 2.1
ORA_DBA, 2.1


hardware requirements, 2.5
high redundancy, 3.3.2
host names
changing, 4.1
legal values, 4.1
hosts file,, C.1.3.1


inst_loc registry key, C.1.1
and globalization, 4.1
completing after OUI exits, A.11
Oracle ASM requirements, 3.3.2, 3.3.2
response files, B.2
preparing, B.2, B.2.2
templates, B.2
silent mode, B.3
starting, 1.3
typical, 1.3
using cluster configuration file, 4.2.2
Instantaneous Problem Detection OS Tool (IPD/OS)
compatibility, 5.2.1
instruction sets
processors, 2.5
switch, 2.6.1
interfaces, 4.1
requirements for private interconnect, C.1.3.2
Inventory directory, C.1.1
IP addresses
IPD/OS, 5.2.1
addresses not configurable by GNS, 2.12.2
configuring driver for, 2.12.3
description, Preface
preinstallation tasks, 2.12
preparing for installation, 4.1
password, B.5.2


JDK requirements, 2.8


legal host names, 4.1
local administrator user, 2.13
local device
using for data files,
LOCAL_SYSTEM privilege, 4.1
log file
how to access during installation, 4.2.1
lsnrctl, 5.3.5


Media Sensing
disabling,, 2.6.1
memory requirements,, 2.5
Microsoft Internet Explorer, 2.10
minimum requirements, 2.5
mirroring Oracle ASM disk groups, 3.3.2
mixed binaries, 2.8
Grid home, 5.4
Oracle ASM binaries, 5.4
Oracle Clusterware binaries, 5.4
console mode, 2.3.2
multicast DNS, 2.6.4
My Oracle Support web site
about, 2.4
accessing, 2.4
and patches, 5.1.1


NAS,, 3.3.4
Net Configuration Assistant (NETCA)
response files, B.4
running at command prompt, B.4
network file system (NFS), 2.7.1,, 3.2.2, 3.2.2, 3.4, 3.8.1
and Oracle Clusterware files, 3.3.4
See Also Oracle Direct NFS
network interface
Automatic Metric,
binding order,, 2.6.1
Network Time Protocol, Preface, 2.11, 2.11.3, C.1.4
new features, Preface
normal redundancy, 3.3.2
nslookup command, A.9
NTFS, 2.7.1
formatted disks, 2.7.1
system requirements, 2.7


OcfsFindVol utility,
OcfsFormat.exe, 3.7.1
OcfsInstall utility,
oifcfg, C.1.3.2
operating system
32-bit, 2.5
Administrators group, 2.1, 2.13, 2.13.2, 2.13.4, 4.1
different versions on cluster members, 2.8
groups, 2.1
limitation for Oracle ACFS, C.2.1
mixed versions, 2.2
requirements, 2.8
users, 1.2.4, 2.1
using different versions, 2.8
version checks, 2.8
x86, 2.5
ORA_DBA group, 2.1, 2.13.3
Oracle ACFS,,
about, C.2.1
supported Linux versions for,
supported releases, Preface
Oracle Advanced Security
preinstallation requirements, 2.9.1
Oracle ADVM,, 3.10
Oracle ASM
and Oracle Clusterware files, Preface, Preface, Preface,, 3.1.1
asmtool utility,
asmtoolg utility,
configuring disks,
creating additional disk groups,
DAS disks, 3.6.1
disk groups
compatibility, 3.1.1
recommendations for, 3.3.2, 3.3.2
redundancy levels, 3.3.2
DAS and SAN, 3.6.1
disks, supported, 3.6.1
failure groups, 3.3.2, 3.3.2
characteristics, 3.3.2
examples, 3.3.2
identifying, 3.3.2
mirroring, 3.3.2
number of instances on each node, 1.2.6, 3.2.1, 3.2.2
creating, 3.6.1
marking, 3.6.2
restrictions, 3.3.3
redundancy levels, 3.3.2
required for Standard Edition Oracle RAC, 3.2.1, 3.2.2
required for Typical install type, 3.2.1, 3.2.2
rolling upgrade of, 4.1, D.8
SAN disks, 3.6.1
space required for Oracle Clusterware files, 3.3.2
space required for preconfigured database, 3.3.2
upgrading, D.1
Oracle ASM Dynamic Volume Manager,
Oracle ASM redundancy levels
high redundancy, 3.3.2
Oracle base directory,
Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS) for Windows, 2.7.1
formatting drives for, 3.7.1
installation, 3.7.1
raw partitions, 3.7
Oracle Cluster Registry
configuration of, 4.1
mirroring, 3.3.4
partition sizes, 3.3.4
supported storage options, 3.2.2
upgrading from previous release, 3.3.1
Oracle Clusterware
and file systems, 3.4
and upgrading Oracle ASM instances, 1.2.6, 3.2.1, 3.2.2
downgrading, D.12
installing with Oracle Universal Installer, 4.2
rolling upgrade of, 4.1
supported storage options for, 3.2.2
upgrading, 3.3.4
Oracle Clusterware files,, 3.2.2, 3.3.2
and NFS, 3.2.2
and NTFS formatted disks, 2.7.1
and Oracle ACFS,
and Oracle ASM, Preface, Preface, Preface,, C.2.3
confirming access to, 4.5
guidelines for choosing storage, 3.1.1
identifying shared storage for, 4.1
Oracle ASM disk group compatibility, 3.1.1
Oracle ASM disk space requirements, 3.3.2
Oracle ASM requirements, 3.3.2
raw partitions,
supported storage, 1.2.6
Oracle Clusterware home directory, 3.2.1
Oracle Clusterware Installation Guide
replaced by Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide, Preface, 4
Oracle Database
data file storage options, 3.1.2
minimum disk space requirements,
requirements with Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
Oracle Direct NFS,, 3.2.2, 3.2.2
and fast recovery area,
and Oracle Clusterware files, 3.2.2
dictionary views, 3.8.4
disabling, 3.8.7
enabling, 3.8.5
load balancing, 3.8.4
managing, 3.8.4
ORADNFS utility, 3.8.6
oranfstab, 3.8.2
Oracle Direct NFS Client
description, 3.8.1
Oracle Disk Manager (ODM)
library file, 3.8.5
Oracle Enterprise Manager
and Oracle ACFS, 3.10
and Oracle ASM, 3.10
and server pools, C.3.1
Database Control
Provisioning, Preface
firewall exceptions,
monitoring alert logs, A.4
Oracle Clusterware administration, Preface
preinstallation requirements, 2.9.2
supported web browsers, 2.10
updating configuration files after upgrade, D.9
Oracle Grid Infrastructure
response file, B.2.1
software-only installation, 4.3
Oracle home
ASCII path restriction for, 4.1
Oracle Inventory directory, C.1.1
Oracle Notification Server Configuration Assistant, 4.2.1
Oracle patch updates, 5.1.1
Oracle Private Interconnect Configuration Assistant, 4.2.1
Oracle Universal Installer
and Oracle Clusterware, 4.2
Oracle Upgrade Companion, 2.2
oracle user, 2.1
Oracle Virtualization,
OracleClusterVolumeService service,
OracleRemExecService Windows service, 5.3.3
ORADNFS utility, 3.8.6
oraInventory. See Oracle Inventory Directory.
oranfstab file, 3.8.2
attributes, 3.8.5


paging file, 1.2.3, 2.5
creating for Oracle ASM disks, 3.6.1
using with Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
patch bundles
contents, 5.1.1
description, 5.1.1
Patch Set Updates, 5.1.1
Patch sets
description, 5.1.1
patch updates
download, 5.1.1
install, 5.1.1
My Oracle Support, 5.1.1
CPU, 5.1.1
DST, 5.1.1
PSU, 5.1.1
older software releases, 5.3.3
PATH, 2.1
physical RAM
requirements, 2.5
ping command, A.9
pinning a node, 5.3.4
policy-managed databases
and SCAN, C.1.3.5
backing up voting disks, 5.1
configuration of Oracle software, B.5.1
patch download and install, 5.1.1
recommended tasks, 5.2
required tasks, 5.1
resource status OFFLINE, 4.6
preconfigured database
Oracle ASM disk space requirements, 3.3.2
requirements when using Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
concepts, C.1
manual tasks, 1.2
requirements for Oracle Advanced Security, 2.9.1
requirements for Oracle Enterprise Manager, 2.9.2
verifying installation requirements, 4.3.1
private IP addresses,
verifying for OUI cluster installation, 2.13.2
processors, 2.5
instruction sets, 2.5
PSU, 5.1.1
public IP addresses,


quorum failure group, 3.3.2


and mirroring Oracle Cluster Registry and voting disks, 3.3.4
recommended Oracle ASM redundancy level, 3.3.2
using for Oracle data files,
requirements, 2.5
raw devices
and upgrades,, 3.11
desupported, Preface, Preface, 3.11
upgrading existing partitions, 3.3.4
raw partitions, 2.7.1
adding devices to an Oracle ASM disk group,
backing up Oracle software, D.6
client access to the cluster,,
Cluster size for OCFS for Windows disk partitions,
configuring BMC, 2.12.2
creating disk partitions for use with Oracle ASM, 3.6.1
data files,
enable disk automounting, 3.5.2
for creating Oracle Grid Infrastructure home and Oracle Inventory directories,
for using NTFS formatted disks, 2.7.1
for Windows Firewall exceptions, 5.1.2
installation option, 1.1
installing Instantaneous Problem Detection OS Tool (IPD/OS), 5.2.1
limiting the number of partitions on a single disk, 3.3.3
managing Oracle Clusterware files, 2.7.1
managing Oracle Database data files, 2.7.1
minimum RAM size,
number of IP address for SCAN resolution,,, C.1.3.5
number of OCR and voting disk locations, 4.1
number of SCAN addresses, 4.1
on installation and scheduled tasks, A.6
on performing software-only installations, 4.3
Oracle ASM redundancy level, 3.3.2
Oracle Clusterware shared files, 3.3.4
postinstallation tasks, 5.2
private network, C.1.3.2
recovery files,
SCAN VIP address configuration,
secure response files after modification, B.2.1
shared storage for Oracle Clusterware files, 3.3.1
storing password files, B.5.1
temporary directory configuration,
upgrade Oracle ASM when upgrading Oracle Clusterware, D.7
using a dedicated switch, 2.6.1, 2.12.1
using DHCP,
using static host names, 2.6.2
VIP address names, 4.1
recovery files
and NFS,
and OCFS for Windows, 3.7
and Oracle ACFS,
and Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
and Oracle ASM disk groups,
and raw devices,
and shared storage, 3.1.2
guidelines for storage location,
required disk space, 3.3.2
requirements, 3.3.4
supported storage options, 3.2.2, 3.2.2
redundancy level
and space requirements for preconfigured database, 3.3.2
for Oracle ASM, 3.3.2
Registry keys
inst_loc, C.1.1
Parameters,, 2.6.1
Config, 2.11.1
Remote Desktop Connections, 2.3.2
remove Oracle software, 6
renaming the software owner, 4.2.1
Grid home disk space,, 2.7.2
hardware, 2.5
hardware certification, 2.4
memory, 2.5
Oracle Enterprise Manager, 2.9.2
processors, 2.5
software certification, 2.4
temporary disk space, 2.7.3
web browsers
supported, 2.10
resolv.conf file, A.9
response file mode
about, B.1, B.1
installation, B.3
preparing for installation, B.2
reasons for using, B.1.1
response files
templates, B.2
See Also response files
response files
about, B.1
creating with template, B.2.1
crs_install.rsp, B.2.1
general procedure, B.1.2
Net Configuration Assistant, B.4
passing values at command line, B.1
preparing, B.2
reasons for using, B.1.1
specifying with Oracle Universal Installer, B.3
reverse lookup, 2.6.5
rolling upgrade
Oracle ASM, 4.1, D.8
Oracle Clusterware, 4.1
running, A.11


SAN (storage area network) disks, 3.6.1
SCAN address, A.9
SCAN addresses,,, 2.6.7, 4.1, 4.1, 4.1, C.1.3.5
SCAN listener, A.9
SCAN listeners, 5.3.5, C.1.3.5
scheduled tasks, A.6
silent mode. See response file mode, response files.
single client access name. See SCAN.,,
client access,
maximum length,
required for clients of policy-managed databases, C.1.3.5
understanding, C.1.3.5
software owner
renaming, 4.2.1
software requirements, 2.8
storage area network disks, 3.6.1
supported storage options, 3.3.1
Grid home, 2.7.1, 3.2.1
guidelines, 3.1.1
My Oracle Support web site, 2.4
NAS, 3.1
NFS, 3.2.2
OCFS for Windows, 3.2.1, 3.2.2
Oracle ACFS, 3.2.2
Oracle ASM,, 3.2.2
Oracle Clusterware, 3.2.2
Oracle Direct NFS, 3.2.2
Oracle RAC, 3.2.2
Oracle software files, 3.2.1
raw devices,
Standard Edition Oracle RAC,, 3.2.2
switch, 2.6.1
system requirements
disk space,
for Grid Infrastructure, 2.5
for NTFS file systems, 2.7
for Windows file systems, 2.7
latest information, 2.4
TEMP space,


TCP, 2.6.1
telnet service support, 2.3.1
TEMP directory
TEMP environment variable, 2.7.3
temporary disk space
requirements, 2.7.3
Terminal services
console mode, 2.3.2
time synchronization, 2.11
and deinstalling, 6.1
DBCA does not recognize Oracle ASM disk size and fails to create disk groups, 5.3.2
deconfiguring Oracle Clusterware to fix causes of installation errors, 6.4
disk space
errors, 4.1
environment path errors, 4.1
error messages, A.1
installation errors, 6.4
log file, 4.2.1
system cannot find the file, A.10.2
Unable to find candidate disks, A.10.2
Unable to open ASMLib, A.10.2
unexplained installation errors, A.6
voting disk backups, Preface


UDP, 2.6.1
uninstall, 6.1
Oracle software, 6
and SCAN, C.1.3.5
existing Oracle ASM instances, 1.2.6, 3.2.1, 3.2.2
OCR partition sizes, 3.3.4
Oracle ASM, 2.2, 4.1, D.1, D.8
Oracle Clusterware, 2.2, 4.1
restrictions, D.2
standalone database, 2.2
unsetting environment variables, D.4.4
using raw devices,
voting disk partition sizes, 3.3.4
account for installing Oracle software, 2.1
domain, 2.13
groups, 2.1, 2.13.3
local Administrator, 2.13
renaming the software owner, 4.2.1
User Account Control settings, 2.13.4, A.3
user datagram protocol (UDP), 2.6.1, 2.6.3, 2.6.4


valid host names, 4.1
video adapter requirements, 2.5
for SCAN, A.9
virtual IP addresses,
virtual local area network, 2.6.3
virtual memory
requirements, 2.5
voting disks, 3.1.1
backing up, 5.1
backing up deprecated, Preface
configuring, 4.1
mirroring, 3.3.4
partition sizes, 3.3.4
requirement of absolute majority of, 3.1.1
supported storage options, 3.2.2
upgrading from a previous release, 3.3.1


W32Time, 2.11.1
web browsers, 2.10
comparison to Linux or UNIX, 2.1
supported operating system versions, 2.8
Windows Media Sensing
disabling,, 2.6.1
Windows network binding order, 2.6.1
Windows Time Service, Preface, 2.11, 2.11.3, C.1.4
configuring, 2.11.1


x64 software versions, 2.5
x86 software versions, 2.5