Let’s have look on New Features in Oracle 12c of ASMCMD. Below are the new features of Oracle 12c version.


1. Connecting to ASM instance of remote node:

Now we can connect to asmcmd prompt(asm instance) of remote node from local node.


2.Move ASM password file using pwmove:

We can move the asm pwfile from one diskgroup to another diskgroup online using pwmove command.

Check the asm pwfile location

Connect to asmcmd and run pwmove command

Check the new location.

Check the crs status:

We can see cluster components are online during the password movement activity.

3. Rebalance from asmcmd :

Now we can do rebalance of diskgroup from asmcmd prompt also.

To rebalance a diskgroup with power limit of 100


To monitor the rebalance operation:

4. Miscellaneous asmcmd commands:

Check the patches installed in grid home:

Check asm instance version:

Check the cluster mode:

Check the cluster state:

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