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ORACLE_BASE for grid ; Scared of root.sh changing ownership to root

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Grid Infrastructure version: 11.2.0.3

Platform : OEL 6.3

 

We are going to install Grid Infrasture and then install RDBMS Software.

 

For role separation , we are creating grid user and oracle user.

 

Following will be the ORACLE_BASE and ORACLE_HOME for Grid Infrastructure:

 

    ORACLE_BASE=/u01/app/grid

  ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/grid/product/11gR2

 

 

Following will be the ORACLE_BASE and ORACLE_HOME for RDBMS Home

 

   ORACLE_BASE=/u01/app/oracle

   ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/product/db/11gR2

 

I have two questions

 

 

Question1. Will I get the below error during GI installation with the above setting ?

 

[NS-32026] The Software Location specified should not be under Oracle base location.

CAUSE: Grid Infrastructure for a Cluster installation will assign root ownership to all parent directories of clusterware software location. As a result, all named directories in the software location path will acquire root ownership. This may create problems for subsequent installations into the same Oracle base

 

Question2.

If I understand correctly, Once the Grid is installed successfully,  the whole filesystem under the mount point /u01 will be owned by root.

If this is the case , when I have to install RDBMS Software later, I need to manually change the permission of /u01/app/oracle and all child directories inside it to oracle:oinstall. Right ?

 

 

 

Similair ORACLE_BASE, ORACLE_HOME settings for grid seems to work for this guy.

http://dbaora.com/install-oracle-11-2-0-3-on-centos-6/

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