Perform this task to configure and create the initial Oracle database in a Sun Cluster environment. If you create and configure additional databases, you do not need to repeat this task.
The Oracle dbca command
The Oracle sqlplus command
For detailed instructions for creating an Oracle database, see your Oracle documentation.
How to specify to the dbca command the location of data files on a shared file system depends on your release of Oracle.
When dbca prompts you for a storage option, select Cluster File System.
When dbca prompts you for the location, select the option for common location.
After selecting the option for a common location, type the name of the directory on the shared file system and press Return.
Specify the -datafileDestination path option of the dbca command.
path specifies the path to a directory on a shared file system where the data files are to be stored.
After you have created the Oracle database, go to Configuring Resources for Oracle RAC Database Instances.