Martin Klier


Lost, deleted or corrupted a voting disk (quorum) in Oracle RAC 10.2 ?

Hi Folx, whenever you lost, deleted or corrupted a quorum aka voting disk in Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) 10.2, you have three options: 1) Reinstall your Clusterware, see Metalink Note 279793.1 2) Replay a backup taken with “dd if=/dev/votingdisk of=/backup/votingfile bs=4k” 3) Have a look at Metalink Note 399482.1 and the RAC Administration and […]

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How to move or add a controlfile when ASM is involved

Hi folx, sometimes, you may want to add or move a controlfile. On OS file system, this is no problem. Just “shutdown immediate”, change the CONTROL_FILES init parameter, copy or move the controlfile, and startup again. With ASM involved this is not possible, since the ASM does not allow direct move or copy commands. You […]

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Grid Control Agent install without Metalink Access

Hi folx, if you ever need to install Grid Control Agent 10g, there will be no option to avoid configuration of your Metalink Access Data. But you may want to avoid this. The trick is simple: Just decline the License Agreement in the middle of the runInstaller process. The function of agent will be installed, […]

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