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11g Release 2 (11.2) for Solaris Operating System

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Numerics

32-bit and 64-bit
software versions in the same cluster not supported, 2.5
64-bit
checking system architecture, 2.5

A

ACFS. See Oracle ACFS.
and asmcmd errors, 2.4.3.1
architecture
checking system architecture, 2.5
ASM
and multiple databases, 2.4.5.1.3
and rolling upgrade, E.5.3
candidate disks, 1.3.6.1
characteristics of failure groups, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
creating the OSDBA for ASM group, 2.4.5.2.5
disk groups, 3.3.1.1
failure groups, 3.3.1.1
examples, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
identifying, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
number of instances on each node, 1.3.5, 3.1.1
OSASM or ASM administrator, 2.4.5.1.3
OSDBA for ASM group, 2.4.5.1.3
recommendations for disk groups, 3.3.1.1
required for Standard Edition Oracle RAC, 3.1.1
required for Typical install type, 3.1.1
rolling upgrade of, 4.1, 4.1
space required for Oracle Clusterware files, 3.3.1.1
space required for preconfigured database, 3.3.1.1
storage option for data files, 3.1.2
storing Oracle Clusterware files on, 3.1.3
ASM group
creating, 2.4.5.2.3
Automatic Storage Management. See ASM.

B

Bash shell
default user startup file, 2.14.2
.bash_profile file, 2.14.2
binaries
relinking, 5.4
block device
device name on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
block devices
and upgrades, 3.1.2.2
creating permissions file for Oracle Clusterware files, 3.3.1.4
creating permissions file for Oracle Database files, 3.4
desupport of, 3.4
desupported, 3.1.2.2
for upgrades only, 3.4
block devices desupported, Preface
BMC
configuring, 2.12.3.1
BMC interface
preinstallation tasks, 2.12
Bourne shell
default user startup file, 2.14.2

C

C shell
default user startup file, 2.14.2
candidate disks
marking, 1.3.6.1
central inventory, 2.4.5.1.1
about, C.1.1.1
central inventory. See Also OINSTALL group, and Oracle Inventory group
changing host names, 4.1
character device
device name on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
chmod command, 3.2.9
chown command, 3.2.9
clients
connecting to SCANs, C.1.3.5
cluster configuration file, 4.2.2
cluster file system
storage option for data files, 3.1.2
cluster name
requirements for, 4.1
cluster nodes
private node names, 4.1
public node names, 4.1
specifying uids and gids, 2.4.5.2.10
virtual node names, 4.1
Cluster Time Synchronization Service, 2.11
Cluster Verification Utility
fixup scripts, 2.2
user equivalency troubleshooting, A.3
COBOL, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
commands, 2.14.2
asmca, 4.2.1, 4.2.1, 5.2.5.2, E.5.3
asmcmd, 2.4.3.1
chmod, 3.2.9
chown, 3.2.9
crsctl, 4.4, 5.3.2, E.2, E.5.3.1
dd, Preface
df, 1.3.1, 1.3.1, 2.5
env, 2.14.2
fdisk, 3.3.1.4
groupadd, 2.4.5.2.10
id, 2.4.5.2.10
ipmitool, 2.12.3.1.2
mkdir, 3.2.9
nscd, 2.6.7
partprobe, 3.4
passwd, 2.4.5.2.10
ping, 2.6.1
rootcrs.pl, 5.4
and deconfigure option, 6.4
rootupgrade.sh, E.2
sqlplus, 2.4.3.1
srvctl, E.2
umask, 2.14.1
unset, E.4.1
useradd, 2.4.3.3, 2.4.5.2.8, 2.4.5.2.10
usermod, 2.4.5.2.9
xterm, 2.3, 2.3
configuring kernel parameters, D.2
cron jobs, 4.1, A.5
crs_install.rsp file, B.3.1
ctsdd, 2.11
custom database
failure groups for ASM, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
requirements when using ASM, 3.3.1.1
Custom installation type
reasons for choosing, 2.4.5.1.2

D

data files
creating separate directories for, 3.2.8, 3.2.9
setting permissions on data file directories, 3.2.9
storage options, 3.1.2
data loss
minimizing with ASM, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
Database Configuration Assistant
running in silent mode, B.6
database files
supported storage options, 3.1.3
Database Smart Flash Cache
required patches, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
databases
ASM requirements, 3.3.1.1
dba group. See OSDBA group
dbca.rsp file, B.3.1
deconfiguring Oracle Clusterware, 6.4
default file mode creation mask
setting, 2.14.1
desupported
block devices, Preface
raw devices, Preface
device names
on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
df command, 2.5, 2.14.2
directory
creating separate data file directories, 3.2.8, 3.2.9
permission for data file directories, 3.2.9
disk group
ASM, 3.3.1.1
recommendations for Oracle ASM disk groups, 3.3.1.1
disk groups
recommendations for, 3.3.1.1
disk space
checking, 2.5
requirements for preconfigured database in ASM, 3.3.1.1
disks
checking availability for raw devices on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
device names on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
DISPLAY environment variable
setting, 2.14.2

E

emulator
installing from X emulator, 2.3, 2.3
enterprise.rsp file, B.3.1
env command, 2.14.2
environment
checking settings, 2.14.2
configuring for oracle user, 2.14
environment variables
DISPLAY, 2.14.2
ORACLE_BASE, 2.14.2, B.2, C.1.1.2
ORACLE_HOME, 2.4.3.1, 2.14.2, E.4.1
ORACLE_SID, 2.14.2, E.4.1
removing from shell startup file, 2.14.2
SHELL, 2.14.2
TEMP and TMPDIR, 2.5, 2.14.2
errors
X11 forwarding, 2.14.3, D.1.3
Exadata
relinking binaries example for, 5.4
examples
ASM failure groups, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1

F

failure group
ASM, 3.3.1.1
characteristics of ASM failure group, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
examples of ASM failure groups, 3.3.1.1, 3.3.2.1
features, new, Preface
fencing
and IPMI, 2.12, 4.1
file mode creation mask
setting, 2.14.1
file system
storage option for data files, 3.1.2
file systems, 3.1.4
files
.bash_profile, 2.14.2
dbca.rsp, B.3.1
editing shell startup file, 2.14.2
enterprise.rsp, B.3.1
.login, 2.14.2
oraInst.loc, 2.4.1
oraInst.loc file, B.2
.profile, 2.14.2
response files, B.3
filesets, 2.7
fixup script, 2.2
about, 1.2
format command, 3.3.1.4
FORTRAN, 2.7.1, 2.7.2

G

gcc
required for ODBC, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
getconf command, 2.5
gid
identifying existing, 2.4.5.2.10
specifying, 2.4.5.2.10
specifying on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10
globalization
support for, 4.1
GNS
about, 2.6.2.1
grid home
and Oracle base restriction, 2.4.3.1
default path for, 2.15
disk space for, 2.5
unlocking, 5.4
grid infrastructure owner (grid), 2.4.5.1.1
grid naming service. See GNS
grid user, 2.4.5.1.1
group IDs
identifying existing, 2.4.5.2.10
specifying, 2.4.5.2.10
specifying on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10
groups
checking for existing OINSTALL group, 2.4.1, 2.4.1
creating identical groups on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10, 2.4.5.2.10
creating the ASM group, 2.4.5.2.3, 2.4.5.2.3
creating the OSDBA for ASM group, 2.4.5.2.5
creating the OSDBA group, 2.4.5.2.1
OINSTALL, 2.4.1, 2.4.2
OSASM (asmadmin), 2.4.5.1.3
OSDBA (dba), 2.4.5.1.2
OSDBA for ASM (asmdba), 2.4.5.1.3
OSDBA group (dba), 2.4.5.1.2
OSOPER (oper), 2.4.5.1.2
OSOPER for ASM, 2.4.5.1.3
OSOPER group (oper), 2.4.5.1.2
required for installation owner user, 2.4.5.1.1
specifying when creating users, 2.4.5.2.10, 2.4.5.2.10
using NIS, 2.4.5, 2.4.5.2.10

H

hardware requirements, 2.5
host names
changing, 4.1
legal hostnames, 4.1

I

id command, 2.4.5.2.10
INS-32026 error, 2.4.3.1
installation
and cron jobs, 4.1
and globalization, 4.1
response files, B.3
oraInst.loc file, B.2
preparing, B.3, B.3.2
templates, B.3
silent mode, B.4
using cluster configuration file, 4.2.2
installation types
and ASM, 3.3.1.1
instfix command, 2.9
interconnect
and UDP, 3.2.2
interfaces
requirements for private interconnect, C.1.3.2
intermittent hangs
and socket files, 4.4
IPMI
addresses not configurable by GNS, 2.12.2
configuring driver for, 2.12.3
preinstallation tasks, 2.12
preparing for installation, 4.1
required patches for, 2.7.1
required postinstallation configuration, 5.2.2
isainfo command, 2.5

J

Java
font package requirements for Solaris, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
JDK
font packages required on Solaris, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
JDK requirements, 2.7
job role separation users, 2.4.5.1.1

K

kernel parameters
configuring, D.2
Korn shell
default user startup file, 2.14.2

L

legal hostnames, 4.1
log file
how to access during installation, 4.2.1
.login file, 2.14.2
LVM
identifying available disks on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
recommendations for ASM, 3.3.1.1

M

mask
setting default file mode creation mask, 2.14.1
memory requirements, 2.5
mixed binaries, 2.7
mkdir command, 3.2.9
mode
setting default file mode creation mask, 2.14.1
multiple databases
and ASM, 2.4.5.1.3
multiple oracle homes, 2.4.3.1, 3.2.9
My Oracle Support, 5.1.1

N

Net Configuration Assistant (NetCA)
response files, B.5
running at command prompt, B.5
netca, 4.2.1
netca.rsp file, B.3.1
Network Information Services
See NIS
new features, Preface
NFS, 3.1.4, 3.2.6
and data files, 3.2.4
and Oracle Clusterware files, 3.2.1
buffer size parameters for, 3.2.5, 3.2.7
for data files, 3.2.4
rsize, 3.2.6
NIS
alternative to local users and groups, 2.4.5
noninteractive mode. See response file mode
NTP protocol
and slewing, 2.11

O

OCR. See Oracle Cluster Registry
ODBC
driver for, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
OINSTALL group
about, C.1.1.1
and oraInst.loc, 2.4.1
checking for existing, 2.4.1
creating on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10
OINSTALL group. See Also Oracle Inventory group
oper group. See OSOPER group
operating system
checking version of Solaris, 2.8
different on cluster members, 2.7
limitation for Oracle ACFS, C.2.1
operating system requirements, 2.7
optimal flexible architecture
and oraInventory directory, C.1.1.2
Oracle ACFS
about, C.2.1
Oracle base
grid homes not permitted under, 2.15
Oracle base directory
about, C.1.2
grid home must not be in an Oracle Database Oracle base, 2.4.3.1
Oracle Cluster Registry
configuration of, 4.1
mirroring, 3.2.1
partition sizes, 3.2.1
permissions file to own block device partitions, 3.3.1.4
supported storage options, 3.1.3
Oracle Clusterware
and file systems, 3.1.4
and upgrading Oracle ASM instances, 1.3.5, 3.1.1
installing, 4
rolling upgrade of, 4.1
supported storage options for, 3.1.3
upgrading, 3.2.1
Oracle Clusterware files
ASM disk space requirements, 3.3.1.1
Oracle Database
creating data file directories, 3.2.8, 3.2.9
data file storage options, 3.1.2
privileged groups, 2.4.5.1.2
requirements with ASM, 3.3.1.1
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant
response file, B.3.1
Oracle Enterprise Manager
Database Smart Flash Cache, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
Oracle grid infrastructure response file, B.3.1
oracle home, 2.4.3.1
ASCII path restriction for, 4.1
multiple oracle homes, 2.4.3.1, 3.2.9
Oracle Inventory group
about, C.1.1.1
checking for existing, 2.4.1
creating, 2.4.2
creating on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10
oraInst.loc file and, 2.4.1
Oracle Net Configuration Assistant
response file, B.3.1
Oracle patch updates, 5.1.1
Oracle Software Owner user
configuring environment for, 2.14
creating, 2.4.3, 2.4.3.2, 2.4.5.2.6, 2.4.5.2.7
creating on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10
determining default shell, 2.14.2
required group membership, 2.4.5.1.1
Oracle software owner user
description, 2.4.5.1.1
Oracle Universal Installer
response files
list of, B.3.1
Oracle Upgrade Companion, 2.1
oracle user
configuring environment for, 2.14
creating, 2.4.3, 2.4.3.2, 2.4.3.3, 2.4.5.2.6, 2.4.5.2.7, 2.4.5.2.8
creating on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10
description, 2.4.5.1.1
determining default shell, 2.14.2
required group membership, 2.4.5.1.1
ORACLE_BASE environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.14.2
ORACLE_HOME environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.14.2
ORACLE_SID environment variable
removing from shell startup file, 2.14.2
oraInst.loc
and central inventory, 2.4.1
contents of, 2.4.1
oraInst.loc file
location, 2.4.1
location of, 2.4.1
oraInventory, 2.4.5.1.1
about, C.1.1.1
creating, 2.4.2
oraInventory. See Also Oracle Inventory group
OS Watcher, 5.2.3.1
OSASM group, 2.4.5.1.3
about, 2.4.5.1.3
and multiple databases, 2.4.5.1.3
and SYSASM, 2.4.5.1.3
creating, 2.4.5.2.3
OSDBA for ASM group, 2.4.5.1.3
about, 2.4.5.1.3
OSDBA group
and SYSDBA privilege, 2.4.5.1.2
creating, 2.4.5.2.1
creating on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10, 2.4.5.2.10
description, 2.4.5.1.2
OSDBA group for ASM
creating, 2.4.5.2.5
OSOPER for ASM group
about, 2.4.5.1.3
creating, 2.4.5.2.4
OSOPER group
and SYSOPER privilege, 2.4.5.1.2
creating, 2.4.5.2.2
creating on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10, 2.4.5.2.10
description, 2.4.5.1.2

P

packages
checking on Solaris, 2.8
parameters
UDP and interconnect, 3.2.2
partition
using with ASM, 3.3.1.1
passwd command, 2.4.5.2.10
passwords
specifying for response files, B.1
See also security
patch updates
download, 5.1.1
install, 5.1.1
My Oracle Support, 5.1.1
patchadd command, 2.9
patches
download location for Solaris, 2.9
PC X server
installing from, 2.3, 2.3
permissions
for data file directories, 3.2.9
physical RAM requirements, 2.5
pkginfo command, 2.8
policy-managed databases
and SCANs, C.1.3.5
postinstallation
patch download and install, 5.1.1
root.sh back up, 5.2.1
preconfigured database
ASM disk space requirements, 3.3.1.1
requirements when using ASM, 3.3.1.1
privileged groups
for Oracle Database, 2.4.5.1.2
Pro*COBOL, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
Pro*FORTRAN, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
process.max-sem-nsems
recommended value for Solaris, D.2.1
processor
checking system architecture, 2.5
.profile file, 2.14.2
programming language
for Oracle RAC databases, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
project.max-sem-ids
recommended value for Solaris, D.2.1
project.max-shm-ids
recommended value for Solaris, D.2.1
project.max-shm-memory
recommended value for Solaris, D.2.1
PRVF-5436 error, 2.11

R

RACDDT, 5.2.3.1
RAID
and mirroring Oracle Cluster Registry and voting disk, 3.2.1
recommended ASM redundancy level, 3.3.1.1
RAM requirements, 2.5
raw devices
and upgrades, 3.1.2.2, 3.4
block and character device names on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
checking disk availability on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
creating partitions for ASM disk groups, 3.3.1.4
desupport of, 3.4
identifying disks on Solaris, 3.3.1.4
upgrading existing partitions, 3.2.1
raw devices desupported, Preface
Real Application Clusters
See Oracle Real Application Clusters
recovery files
supported storage options, 3.1.3
redundancy level
and space requirements for preconfigured database, 3.3.1.1
relinking grid infrastructure home binaries, 5.4, 6.3
requirements, 3.3.1.1
hardware, 2.5
resource control
process.max-sem-nsems, D.2.1
project.max-sem-ids, D.2.1
project.max-shm-ids, D.2.1
project.max-shm-memory, D.2.1
response file installation
oraInst.loc file, B.2
preparing, B.3
response files
templates, B.3
silent mode, B.4
response file mode
about, B.1
reasons for using, B.1.1
See also response files, silent mode, B.1
response files
about, B.1
creating with template, B.3.1
crs_install.rsp, B.3.1
dbca.rsp, B.3.1
enterprise.rsp, B.3.1
general procedure, B.1.2
Net Configuration Assistant, B.5
netca.rsp, B.3.1
passing values at command line, B.1
passwords, B.1
security, B.1
specifying with Oracle Universal Installer, B.4
response files.See also silent mode
rolling upgrade
ASM, 4.1
of ASM, E.5.3
Oracle Clusterware, 4.1
root user
logging in as, 2.3
root.sh, 4.2.1
back up, 5.2.1
running, 4.1
rsize parameter, 3.2.6
run level, 2.5

S

SCAN listener, C.1.3.5
SCANs, 1.3.2.2.1, 2.6.2.2
understanding, C.1.3.5
use of SCANs required for clients of policy-managed databases, C.1.3.5
scripts
root.sh, 4.1
security
dividing ownership of Oracle software, 2.4.5
See also passwords
shell
determining default shell for oracle user, 2.14.2
SHELL environment variable
checking value of, 2.14.2
shell startup file
editing, 2.14.2
removing environment variables, 2.14.2
silent mode
about, B.1
reasons for using, B.1.1
See also response files., B.1
silent mode installation, B.4
single client access names. See SCAN addresses
software requirements, 2.7
checking software requirements, 2.8
Solaris
block and character device names, 3.3.1.4
checking disk availability for raw devices, 3.3.1.4
checking version, 2.8
font packages for Java, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
identifying disks for LVM, 3.3.1.4
patch download location, 2.9
Sun Cluster requirement, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
ssh
and X11 Forwarding, 2.14.3
automatic configuration from OUI, 2.13
configuring, D.1
when used, 2.13
startup file
for shell, 2.14.2
Sun Cluster
requirement on Solaris, 2.7.1, 2.7.2
supported storage options
Oracle Clusterware, 3.1.3
suppressed mode
reasons for using, B.1.1
swap space
requirements, 2.5
SYSASM, 2.4.5.1.3
and OSASM, 2.4.5.1.3
SYSDBA
using database SYSDBA on ASM deprecated, 2.4.5.1.3
SYSDBA privilege
associated group, 2.4.5.1.2
SYSOPER privilege
associated group, 2.4.5.1.2
system architecture
checking, 2.5

T

TEMP environment variable, 2.5
setting, 2.14.2
temporary directory, 2.5
temporary directory. See /tmp directory
temporary disk space
checking, 2.5
freeing, 2.5
requirements, 2.5
/tmp directory
checking space in, 2.5
freeing space in, 2.5
TMPDIR environment variable, 2.5
setting, 2.14.2
troubleshooting
asmcmd errors and oracle home, 2.4.3.1
automatic SSH configuration from OUI, 2.13
deconfiguring Oracle Clusterware to fix causes of root.sh errors, 6.4
disk space errors, 4.1
DISPLAY errors, 2.14.3
environment path errors, 4.1
error messages, A.1
intermittent hangs, 4.4
log file, 4.2.1
nfs mounts, 2.6.7
permissions errors and oraInventory, C.1.1.1
permissions errors during installation, C.1.1.2
public network failures, 2.6.7
root.sh errors, 6.4
run level error, 2.5
sqlplus errors and oracle home, 2.4.3.1
ssh, D.1.1
ssh configuration failure, D.1.2.1
ssh errors, 2.14.4
stty errors, 2.14.4
unexplained installation errors, 4.1, A.5
user equivalency, A.3, D.1.1
user equivalency error due to different user or group IDs, 2.4.3.3, 2.4.5.2.7
user equivalency errors, 2.4.2
voting disk backups with dd command, Preface
with OS Watcher and RACDDT, 5.2.3.1
X11 forwarding error, 2.14.3
Typical installation type
response file installations, B.3.2

U

UDP, 3.2.2
UDP parameter
udp_recv_hiwat, 3.2.2
udp_xmit_hiwat, 3.2.2
udp_recv_hiwat
recommended setting for, 3.2.2
udp_xmit_hiwat
recommended setting for, 3.2.2
uid
identifying existing, 2.4.5.2.10
specifying, 2.4.5.2.10
specifying on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10
umask, 2.14.2
umask command, 2.14.1, 2.14.2
uname command, 2.8
UNIX commands
format, 3.3.1.4
getconf, 2.5
instfix, 2.9
isainfo, 2.5
patchadd, 2.9
pkginfo, 2.8
swap, 2.5
swapon, 2.5
uname, 2.8
xhost, 2.3
UNIX workstation
installing from, 2.3
upgrade
of Oracle Clusterware, 4.1
restrictions for, E.2
unsetting environment variables for, E.4.1
upgrades, 2.1
and SCANs, C.1.3.5
of Oracle ASM, E.5.3
using raw or block devices with, 3.1.2.2
upgrading
and existing Oracle ASM instances, 1.3.5, 3.1.1
and OCR partition sizes, 3.2.1
and voting disk partition sizes, 3.2.1
shared Oracle Clusterware home to local grid homes, 2.15
user equivalence
testing, A.3
user equivalency errors
groups and users, 2.4.3.3, 2.4.5.2.7
user IDs
identifying existing, 2.4.5.2.10
specifying, 2.4.5.2.10
specifying on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10
useradd command, 2.4.3.3, 2.4.5.2.8, 2.4.5.2.10
users
creating identical users on other nodes, 2.4.5.2.10, 2.4.5.2.10
creating the oracle user, 2.4.3, 2.4.3, 2.4.3.2, 2.4.3.2, 2.4.5.2.6, 2.4.5.2.6, 2.4.5.2.7, 2.4.5.2.7
oracle software owner user (oracle), 2.4.5.1.1
specifying groups when creating, 2.4.5.2.10, 2.4.5.2.10
using NIS, 2.4.5, 2.4.5.2.10

V

voting disks
backing up with dd command deprecated, Preface
configuration of, 4.1
mirroring, 3.2.1
partition sizes, 3.2.1
supported storage options, 3.1.3

W

wsize parameter, 3.2.6

X

X emulator
installing from, 2.3, 2.3
X window system
enabling remote hosts, 2.3, 2.3, 2.3
X11 forwarding
error, 2.14.3
X11 forwarding errors, D.1.3
xhost command, 2.3
xterm command, 2.3, 2.3

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