Monthly Archives: February 2010

How to find ORACLE_HOME and physical directory mapping

First find out the inventory location AIX === $ cat /etc/oraInst.loc inventory_loc=/oracle/oraInventory inst_group=dba SOLARIS ======= $ cat /var/opt/oracle/oraInst.loc inventory_loc=/opt/ora11/oraInventory inst_group=dba Check the contents of /oracle/oraInventory/ContentsXML/inventory.xml $ cat /oracle/oraInventory/ContentsXML/inventory.xml Here you will find all the ORACLE_HOME details & their physical location … Continue reading

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ASM Adding and Removing disk in single operation

I wanted to add a new big disk in a ASM external disk group & remove few small disks. In both of these operation, disk rebalancing will come in picture. So the best option was to add/remove disks in one … Continue reading

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INS-40710: Cluster name:string does not start with a letter.

INS-40710: Cluster name:string does not start with a letter. Cause: The cluster name did not start with a letter. Action: Provide a value for the cluster name that starts with a letter I wanted to upgrade the Oracle CRS from … Continue reading

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