Basic on Administrator Managed and Policy Managed Database in Oracle Rac

There are two methods to manage your cluster database. Administrator Managed database Policy Managed Database Administrator Managed Database : In Administrator Managed database , a DBA manages each instance of the database by defining specific instances to run on specific nodes in the cluster.It is traditional way of cluster management. Policy Managed Database : It’s […]

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Convert Non ASM database to ASM Database using Duplicate Database command

You can use these steps to migrate a NON-ASM database to ASM database in Oracle 11gR2. Prerequisite – ASM instance should be created and up and running. Single Instance Non ASM DB name Single Instance ASM DB name test testdb Step 1 : Check details of Single Instance Database :

Optionally, we can check size […]

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Relink Oracle 12c Grid Infrastructure and RDBMS binaries.

In order to relink the Oracle Grid Infrastructure RAC/Cluster Installation, please follow the next steps after stopping all the services running: 1) As root OS user, please unlock the Grid Infrastructure Oracle Home (on every node) as follows:

2) As the Oracle Grid Infrastructure owner (on every node) relink the Grid Infrastructure Oracle Home […]

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OPatch failed with error code 135 – Argument(s) Error… Given ‘ocmrf’ file does not exists

Issue Using opatch auto to apply patch 18706472, it failed with error code 135: opatchauto2017-09-23_04-21-57.log shows:

Cause

Solution Either open the permission of /home/grid path to be 755, eg:

The permission looks like:

Or create a response file under a directory accessible by both grid user and oracle user, for example: […]

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Patch 27107360 – Oracle Grid Infrastructure PSU 11.2.0.4.180116

Patch Information GI PSUs are cumulative and include the Database PSU and associated CPU program security content. This is Jan 2018 PSU having Patch number 27107360 for 11gR2. OPatch Utility Information You must use the OPatch utility version 11.2.0.3.6 or later to apply this patch. Oracle recommends that you use the latest released OPatch version for 11.2 […]

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CRS-2101:The OLR was formatted using version 3

Got this while trying to install 11.2.0.4 RAC on Redhat Linux 7.3. root.sh fails with a message like

This is bug 18370031. Need to apply the patch before running root.sh. Install of Clusterware fails while running root.sh on OL7 – ohasd fails to start (Doc ID 1959008.1)

Execute the root.sh script once you applied the patch.

Thank […]

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Fast Application Notification[FAN] Benefits :

For DBA, if a database is up and running, everything seems beautiful..!! But once a state change happens in a database, we don’t know will it take 2 min to overcome it or it will eat our infinite time. When we talk about Oracle RAC, we know there are multiple resources are available to give […]

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Converting an Administrator-Managed Database to a Policy-Managed Database

In this article, We can convert Administrator managed database to Policy managed database : First of all, let’s check the configuration of the database :

In above output, we can see the last line shows us my demo database is an administrator-managed database. Now next we need to create a server pool.

In […]

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Relocating Service in Oracle RAC

In this article, we will see Relocation of Service from One Instance to another Instance. I have service called myservice already running at orcl1 instance. Let us check status of myservice

Now relocate service from orcl1 to orcl2

-i represents an old instance -t represents a new instance Now check the status of […]

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Creating Deleting and Modifying Services in Oracle RAC

1.Creating Service in Oracle RAC : Step 1: To create a service in Oracle RAC

Here I have created service named myservice with preferred instance orcl1 and available instance orcl2. To check all available parameters of service creation :

Step 2: Check the status of service :

We can see here service […]

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