7 Adding and Deleting Cluster Nodes

This chapter describes how to add nodes to an existing cluster, and how to delete nodes from clusters. This chapter provides procedures for these tasks for Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems.


  • Unless otherwise instructed, perform all add and delete node steps as the user that installed Oracle Clusterware.

  • Oracle recommends that you use the cloning procedure described in Cloning Oracle Clusterware to create clusters.

The topics in this chapter include the following: