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

From: Finn Jorgensen <finn.oracledba_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 17:08:59 -0500
Message-ID: <74f79c6b0712121408g725831c1w12a7289ef7acc87@mail.gmail.com>


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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