Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for Linux explains how to configure a server in preparation for installing and configuring an Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation (Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Automatic Storage Management). It also explains how to configure a server and storage in preparation for an Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) installation.

Intended Audience

Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for Linux provides configuration information for network and system administrators, and database installation information for database administrators (DBAs) who install and configure Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Automatic Storage Management in an Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a cluster installation.

For customers with specialized system roles who intend to install Oracle RAC, this book is intended to be used by system administrators, network administrators, or storage administrators to configure a system in preparation for an Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a cluster installation, and complete all configuration tasks that require operating system root privileges. When Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation and configuration is completed successfully, a system administrator should only need to provide configuration information and to grant access to the database administrator to run scripts as root during an Oracle RAC installation.

This guide assumes that you are familiar with Oracle Database concepts.

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Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Real Application Clusters Documentation

This installation guide provides the steps required to complete an Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Automatic Storage Management installation, and to perform preinstallation steps for Oracle RAC.

If you intend to install Oracle RAC, then complete Oracle RAC preinstallation tasks as described in this installation guide. For Oracle RAC or Oracle Database installations, refer to the installation guides for these products after you complete the Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation.

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Operating System-Specific Administrative Guides

Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Automatic Storage Management Administrative Guides

Oracle Real Application Clusters Administrative Guides

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