Re: oracle linux
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 17:53:08 -0400
I was on a project a couple of years ago, where the SAN admin told us to buy some 3rd party software to make the files visible to the linux server. your telling me this was probably incorrect advice ?
On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 5:48 PM, Andrew Kerber <andrew.kerber_at_gmail.com>wrote:
> Your understanding is incorrect. The SAN would come with the required
> drivers, and iscsi works just fine too.
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Dba DBA <oracledbaquestions_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>> I know this is not a sys admin forum, but this is an oracle product so I
>> hope its ok.
>> My understanding is that in order to have a linux server see files on a
>> SAN(and I would guess a netapp too) is that you need to purchase a 3rd party
>> driver that you install. It does not come out of the box. I forgot the brand
>> the project I was on bought a couple of years ago when this issue came up.
>> do you have to purchase this 3rd party software for oracle enterprise
>> linux ? Its not vendor specific to the SAN.
> Andrew W. Kerber
> 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'