Changes in this Release for Oracle ORAchk and EXAchk User’s Guide 19.2

This preface lists changes in the Oracle® ORAchk and EXAchk User’s Guide 19.2.

User-Defined Profiles

This release includes commands to create, modify, and delete custom profiles.

./orachk -createprofile profile_name check_ids 
./exachk -createprofile profile_name check_ids
./orachk -modifyprofile profile_name check_ids 
./exachk -modifyprofile profile_name check_ids
./orachk -deleteprofile profile_name 
./exachk -deleteprofile profile_name

Cluster Verification Utility (CVU) Integrated into Oracle ORAchk and Oracle EXAchk

Cluster Verification Utility (CVU) performs system checks in preparation for installation, patch updates, or other system changes.

CVU is integrated into Oracle ORAchk and Oracle EXAchk. By default, the CVU health checks are run when you run Oracle ORAchk on Oracle RAC, Oracle Restart, and Oracle Database Appliance (ODA). You can optionally include CVU checks when you run Oracle EXAchk on Oracle Exadata. Oracle ORAchk and Oracle EXAchk include the Cluster Verification Utility (CVU) health check results are included in the following reports:

  • Oracle RAC Assessment Report
  • Oracle RAC Upgrade Readiness Report
  • Oracle Exadata Assessment Report

Support for Oracle Exadata 19.2.0

This release adds Oracle EXAchk support for the latest Oracle Exadata release 19.2.0.

Run Health Checks on a Subset of Oracle Home and Oracle Databases

Use the -dbconfig command when Oracle ORAchk or Oracle EXAchk is not able to discover ORACLE_HOME or the name of the Oracle Database and you have multiple ORACLE_HOMEs in a system and each home is running multiple Oracle Databases.