Server Hardware Checklist for Oracle Grid Infrastructure

Review server hardware requirements for Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation.

Table 1-1 Server Hardware Checklist for Oracle Grid Infrastructure

Check Task
Server make and architecture Confirm that server makes, models, core architecture, and host bus adaptors (HBA) are supported to run with Oracle Grid Infrastructure and Oracle RAC.
Runlevel 3 or 5
Server Display Cards At least 1024 x 768 display resolution for Oracle Universal Installer. Confirm display monitor.
Minimum Random Access Memory (RAM) At least 8 GB RAM for Oracle Grid Infrastructure installations.
Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)

IPMI cards installed and configured, with IPMI administrator account information available to the person running the installation.

Ensure baseboard management controller (BMC) interfaces are configured, and have an administration account username and password to provide when prompted during installation.