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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 16:19:07 -0600
Message-ID: <5f35c2320712121419n2ba1fa9rc7ccf23c6f536930@mail.gmail.com>


it does allow oraclex to write to them...

On Dec 12, 2007 4:13 PM, Finn Jorgensen <finn.oracledba_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm shooting a little blind here, but my first guess would be that the
> permissions on the raw devices used for ASM does not allow the oraclex owner
> to write to them?
>
> Finn
>
>
> On 12/12/07, Li Li <litanli_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > 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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