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Step by Step RAC 11GR2 with Grid Infrastructure on Solaris installation

939925 Newbie
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Y'ello All,

Please I need documentation for RAC 11GR2 with Grid Infrastructure on Solaris installation urgently.

Thany you very much for your support

BR,
  • 1. Re: Step by Step RAC 11GR2 with Grid Infrastructure on Solaris installation
    Srini Chavali-Oracle Oracle ACE Director
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    Have you checked the official docs ?

    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/install.112/e24346/toc.htm
    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/install.112/e24660/toc.htm
    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/rac.112/e16795/toc.htm

    HTH
    Srini
  • 2. Re: Step by Step RAC 11GR2 with Grid Infrastructure on Solaris installation
    939925 Newbie
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    Y'ello Srini,

    Thank you for your support.

    But I need a documentation with more details for solaris only.

    I'm new in RAC.

    Please helps...
  • 3. Re: Step by Step RAC 11GR2 with Grid Infrastructure on Solaris installation
    onedbguru Pro
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    What type of shared storage will you be using?

    Properly configure DNS
    Properly configure /etc/hosts files
    Properly configure SCAN
    Properly configure SHARED storage (Preferably ASM - "raw" devices) - make sure you partition the disk devices to "skip" the first 1MB of the device)
    BEFORE installation, confirm grid-owner and oracle-rdbms-owner can read AND write to these shared devices from ALL nodes. Permissions must be set to <grid-owner:<grid+oracle shared group> (grid:oinstall where oracle is also in the oinstall group)
    Properly configure ssh password-less connections for both GRID-owner AND oracle-rdbms-owner.


    IP addresses required

    3 SCAN addresses that point to myhost-scan.mydomain.tld in a round-robin fashion

    PER NODE:
    1 public IP address
    1 virtual IP address
    1 interconnect IP address should be iin /etc/hosts ONLY - Non-routable and not reachable via the public interface. DO NOT use CROSSOVER cable.

    Interconnect should be on a DEDICATED INTERCONNECT switch.

    As for the SHARED storage, the LUNS/Devices can be "carved" out on your SAN by your SAN admin. MAKE SURE that ALL devices in a given diskgroup are EQUAL size. (ie - DATA000=250GB/each, DATA001 500GB/each etc)

    The installation guide gives a lot of directions on PRE-REQUISITES. Follow them. And remember, since you are new to this, you may install this several times before you get it the way you need it to be. Even installing MANY RAC clusters on multiple platforms, I still install it 2-3 times. Generally because the SA has forgotten some pre-req step.

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