Seth Miller

Technical ramblings of an IT guy

Category: ASM

How do I identify and set my environment for the Oracle Database and Clusterware homes on a server?

When Oracle software is installed on a server, it generally has a single home referred to as the oracle home. The installer will usually add the oracle home to the central inventory. The location of the central inventory can be determined by querying an operating system specific oracle inventory location file. On Linux, this location […]

Oracleasmlib Not Necessary

Not only is it not necessary, but it may not even be available. This is in fact exactly what I discovered recently when I installed the Oracle Linux 6u3 and tried to install Clusterware on it. There are three packages that one would normally install as part of ASM: oracleasm-$( uname -r ) # Kernel […]