What does enabled column of dba_services mean?

From: Yong Huang <yong321_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 15:07:42 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <241412.22209.qm@web80605.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

Does anybody know what the enabled column of dba_services mean? Documentation says "[it] Indicates whether this service will be started/maintained by the director (YES) or not (NO)". But I don't know what "director" refers to. I thought this was related to whether a service could be auto started when the instance was started. But I've never seen a service whose enabled value is 'YES' (or equivalently sys.service$ having an odd number under the flags column). `srvctl enable/disable service' does not change this value.

In case this matters, we're using Oracle, RH Linux, RAC.

Yong Huang

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Received on Mon Feb 11 2008 - 17:07:42 CST

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