Sun Cluster Data Service for Oracle RAC Guide for Solaris OS

Oracle 9i Listener Resources

Note –

If you are using Oracle 10g, no Oracle listener resources are required. For more information, see Creating Resources for Interoperation With Oracle 10g by Using Sun Cluster Maintenance Commands.

If your configuration of Oracle RAC requires Oracle listeners, configure each listener to serve only one RAC database instance. This configuration provides the highest availability and scalability, and the easiest management.

Note –

Not all configurations of Oracle RAC require Oracle listeners. For example, if the RAC database server and the database client are running on the same machine, no Oracle listeners are required.

If your configuration includes Oracle listeners, configure one scalable resource to represent all listeners that serve a specific RAC database. Configure the listener resource as follows: