Re: RAC & failing switch and power issues
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 15:46:55 -0600
I have never seen that happen. From what I have seen, you have to have two nodes for an ejection, and node a ejects node b or node b ejects node a. I think you have to have 2 (or more) nodes up for a node eviction to happen.
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 3:34 PM, <daniel.hubler_at_aurora.org> wrote:
> Running a 2-node RAC on AIX (v5.3).
> Oracle v10.2.0.3
> Application runs in active-passive fashion.
> We have issues with:
> a) the switch that is the RAC interconnect
> b) the power being supplied to that same switch
> Our current idea is to shut down the passive instance (prod2).
> We are assuming that this would leave us free to play games with the
> Our software vendor is telling is this should be O.K.
> Oracle is telling us that if we pull the switch after shutting down PROD2,
> that the server running the active instance (PROD1) will "evict itself".
> This flies in the face of some testing we did early this year where we
> simulated loss of the switch
> by shutting down the interfaces via ifconfig.
> Would love to hear comments opinions about this situation.
> Thanks in advance.
> Dan Hubler
> Database Administrator
> Aurora Healthcare
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