Martin Klier


Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2015

Last weekend, I had the chance to attend the Linux Days Chemnitz. It’s an annual meeting of the German Linux family with roundabout 2,500 attendees and a FANTASTIC atmosphere. It was two days of hearing tech talks, enjoying rich nerd content and talkin’ shop. […]

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Oracle on Linux: How to hide your password when using a wrapper script

Sometimes, a DBA has to write an externally called wrapper script for various Oracle-supplied commands accepting password inputs. A prominent and simple example is SQL*plus (sqlplus). The Problem The process list shows all parameters of a command that’s currently executed. wrapper1.sh Accepts all connection infos on the command line: #!/bin/bash cmdstring=”sqlplus ${1}/${2}@${3}” echo “Executed command: […]

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Oracle Clusterware root.sh issue: USM driver install actions failed (oracleoks.ko)

As I already said in my last post about “Can’t install ohasd service“, setting up Oracle Clusterware on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) SP2 should work flawlessly, but sometimes it does not. 🙂 This time, it was about the USM drivers. USM driver install actions failed /u01/app/grid/11.2.0/perl/bin/perl -I/u01/app/grid/11.2.0/perl/lib -I/u01/app/grid/11.2.0/crs/install /u01/app/grid/11.2.0/crs/install/rootcrs.pl execution failed USM drivers […]

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Oracle 12c: Change hostname for Grid Infrastructure / Oracle restart

Few days ago, we cloned a VM test system with ASM. Changing the hostname in this case is mandatory from our network, we have lots of issues if they are duplicate. But changing an Oracle Restart or generally, Grid Infrastructure setup’s hostname isn’t so easy – it’s written many configs. The only way is to […]

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Native ZFS for Linux

After long-aking FUSE implemented ZFS on Linux, Lawrence Livermore Labs have released a reimplemented ZFS for native use with a Linux Kernel. See details here: http://github.com/behlendorf/zfs Still have to test it, but I’d daresay, it was time. Good pooling Martin […]

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