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Re: separate owner/ORACLE_HOME for crs, ASM, and database in RAC environment

From: Li Li <litanli_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 16:11:44 -0600
Message-ID: <5f35c2320712121411s25674885i9ab385864233c5d8@mail.gmail.com>


the thinking is to seperate the responsibilities of the DBAs and ASM/CRS admins. I'd like to hear any comments on this :)

On Dec 12, 2007 4:08 PM, Finn Jorgensen <finn.oracledba_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Before trying to figure this one out, I'm trying to wrap my brain around
> why you would do that. What's the thinking behind this setup?
>
> Finn
>
>
> On 12/12/07, Li Li <litanli_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi, List,
> >
> > I am testing to setup a 2-node RAC environment with separate
> > owner/ORACLE_HOME for crs, ASM, and database, it's 10gR2 on Redhat AS 4.
> >
> > 2 users are created: oracle and oraclex, oracle owns clusterware home
> > and ASM home, oraclex owns database home.
> >
> > first, I login as oracle and installed clusterware and database software
> > (in 2 different oracle home of course), configured and started ASM instance,
> > everything worked fine.
> >
> > second, I login as oraclex and installed database software, then I tried
> > to create a database using dbca, but I ran into error when I chose ASM as my
> > database storage, the error is:
> > "DBCA could not startup the ASM instance configured on this node. To
> > proceed with database creation using ASM you need the ASM instance to be up
> > and running. Do you want to recreate the ASM instance on this node?"
> >
> > But the ASM instance IS already running. I am guessing this must be
> > because of some permission issue but I am not sure what I am missing. I have
> > oracle and oraclex both have "oinstall" as primary group and "dba" as second
> > group.
> >
> > I googled but cannot find any useful information. Can anybody give me
> > some suggestion? Any comment would be greatly appreciated!
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Li
> >
> >
> >
>
>

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