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Posted Oct 6, 2010

Moving to Oracle RAC One Node - Page 5

By Vincent Chan

3. Install Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Software

Download and unzip the software to a staging area and as the oracle Unix user on gurnard1, execute runInstaller to start the installation.

oracle@gurnard1-> id 
uid=1200(oracle) gid=1000(oinstall) groups=1000(oinstall),1200(dba),1300(asmdba)
oracle@gurnard1-> more .profile
export EDITOR=vi
export ORACLE_UNQNAME=appsdb
export ORACLE_BASE=/u01/app/oracle
export ORACLE_HOME=$ORACLE_BASE/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1
export PATH=$ORACLE_HOME/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin
umask 022     
oracle@gurnard1-> /software/11gR2x64/database/runInstaller

1.  Configure Security Updates: Leave the Email and My Oracle Support Password blank.

2.  Select Installation Option: Select Install database software only.

3.  Node Selection: Select Real Application Clusters database installation. Make sure both nodes are selected.

a.   Click on SSH Connectivity.

  • OS Username: oracle
  • OS Password: *******

b.  Click on Setup.

c.   Click on OK.

4.  Select Product Languages: Select English.

5.  Select Database Edition: Select Enterprise Edition.

a.   Click on Select Options.

  • Select Oracle Partitioning, Oracle Real Application Testing.

6.  Specify Installation Location:

a.   Oracle Base: /u01/app/oracle

b.  Software Location: /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1

7.  Privileged Operating System Groups:

a.   Database Administrator (OSDBA) Group: dba

b.  Database Operator (OSOPER) Group: dba

8.  Perform Prerequisite Checks: Click on Ignore All since we know we have ample swap space to complete the installation. If you encounter kernel parameter warning messages, click on “Fix & Check Again” to generate the runfixup.sh script in /tmp/CVU_11. the root user, execute the script on both nodes to correct the issues.

Oracle Database 11g R2 Installer - Prerequiste checks

9.  Summary: Click on Finish.

Oracle Database 11g R2 Installer - Summary

Oracle Database 11g R2 Installer -  Install Product

10.  Execute Configuration scripts: Execute the scripts below as the root user on both nodes.

a.   Execute /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1/root.sh on gurnard1 and gurnard2.

11.  Return to the Execute Configuration scripts screen on gurnard1 and click on OK.

12.  Finish: Click on Close.

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