RAC Attack - Oracle Cluster Database at Home/Prep for OS Installation


Virtual Device Node (Adapter/Device) Path (Datastore/Directory/Filename)
IDE 0:0 [RAC11g-iso] Enterprise-R5-U6-Server-i386-dvd.iso
IDE 0:1*** [RAC11g-iso] RAC11gR2.iso***


  1. In the Inventory tab at the left, select collabn1 (the virtual machine we just created).
  2. From the Commands box, click Add Hardware. In the window that appears, click CD/DVD Drive.
  3. Choose to Use an ISO Image.
  4. Click Browse and locate the file [RAC11g-iso] Enterprise-R5-U6-Server-i386-dvd.iso.
  5. Open the section called Virtual Device Node and choose IDE 0:0. Then click Next.

  6. Click Finish to add the device. Don't power on the virtual machine yet.
  7. If you are in a class, then the instructor may have provided a second virtual DVD named RAC11gR2.iso to save some class time. It contains all additional software downloads.
    • Repeat all previous steps from this lab to add the second DVD using RAC11gR2.iso image and choosing IDE 0:1.
    If you are not in a class, then you will later download all needed software and build the second DVD yourself.
    • Continue below.
  8. Scroll down to the Hardware box and confirm the Virtual Machine settings. They should match this picture (except that you should only see the second DVD if you are in a class and it was provided by the instructor):