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Note: All the posts are based on practical approach avoiding lengthy theory. All have been tested on some development servers. Please don’t test any post on production servers until you are sure.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

yum server configurations and oracle rpms installation

Configure yum server

1. copy dvd at /var/ftp/pub
2. rpm -ivh createrepo*
3. createrepo -v  /var/ftp/pub
4. service vsftpd restart
5. chkconfig vsftpd on
6. vim /etc/yum.conf


 Install Required Linux Packages for Oracle RAC

yum install binutils elfutils-libelf glibc glibc-common libaio \
            libgcc libstdc++ make compat-libstdc++-33 elfutils-libelf-devel \
            glibc-headers glibc-devel libgomp gcc gcc-c++ libaio-devel \
            libstdc++-devel unixODBC unixODBC-devel sysstat libxp openmotif xorg-x11-libs-compat

Note: download xorg-x11-libs-compat exclusively for r12 installation, this pkg not availble in linux dvd

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

How to find Exadata database machine version

On any DB Node give the below command to know your Exadata version.

[root@pk3-iub-rp-od01 ~]# grep -i MACHINETYPES /opt/oracle.SupportTools/onecommand/databasemachine.xml

 X3-2 Quarter Rack HP

HP => High Performance
HC => High Capcity