RAC Attack - Oracle Cluster Database at Home/RAC Attack 12c/Install Grid Infrastructure (ASM)

  1. From the VNC remote session, run the installation of Grid Infrastructure as oracle:
  2. [oracle@collabn1 ~]$ /media/sf_12cR1/grid/runInstaller Starting Oracle Universal Installer... Checking Temp space: must be greater than 120 MB. Actual 22670 MB Passed Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB. Actual 3023 MB Passed Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors. Actual 16777216 Passed Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2013-08-06_04-25-00PM. Please wait ...[oracle@collabn1 ~]$ [oracle@collabn1 ~]$
  3. The Installation starts displaying a Splash Screen:
  4. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Splash
  5. Leave Skip software updates and click Next:
  6. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Software Updates
  7. Leave Install and Configure Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Cluster and click Next:
  8. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Installation option
  9. Leave Configure a Standard Cluster and click Next:
  10. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Cluster Type
  11. Leave Typical Installation and click Next:
  12. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Installation type
  13. In the SCAN Name box, enter collabn-cluster-scan.racattack
  14. In the central box, only the first node is displayed. Click Add... and enter the network names of the second node:
  • Public Hostname: collabn2.racattack
  • Virtual Hostname: collabn2-vip.racattack
RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Cluster configuration
  • Click SSH connectivity...
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Cluster configuration done
  • Enter racattack as the password of oracle user and click Setup.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-SSH connectivity
  • The setup of SSH equivalency is initiated.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-SSH connectivity progress
  • Click OK when it's completed.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-SSH connectivity OK
  • Click on Identify Network Interfaces...
  • Check that the correct addresses are set:
    • eth0 is marked as Public
    • eth1 is marked as Private
    • eth2 is marked as Do Not Use
    Click OK to close the Identify Network Interfaces window. Finally, click Next RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Identify Network Interfaces
  • Some prerequisite validation is done at this step. It can require some minutes to complete.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Installer validation
  • Since the SCAN Name chosen is too long (more than 15 chars.) Oracle proposes a different name as the Cluster Name. Click Yes.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Confirm Cluster Name
  • Leave the default Oracle Base and Software Location.
  • In the Cluster Registry Storage Type combo box, select Oracle Automatic Storage Management Enter racattack as the SYSASM password. Select dba as OSASM group. Click Next. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Install Locations
  • racattack is a weak password and Oracle raise an alert. Click Yes to continue:
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Sysasm weak password
  • Leave DATA as Disk Group Name.
  • Select External redundancy (it is safe to do this in a RAC Attack event!). The Candidate Disks list is empty. Click on Change Discovery Path... Enter /dev/asm* in the Disk Discovery Path text field. Click Ok. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Create ASM Diskgroup
  • Check two disks that will be immediately allocated to the new disk group.
  • Click Next RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Create ASM Diskgroup disks
  • Leave the default Inventory Directory. Click Next.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Create Inventory
  • Check Automatically run configuration script and then Use "root" user credentials.
  • Enter racattack as the password of root and click Next. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Root script execution credentials
  • It takes some time to complete the prerequisite checks.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Prerequisite Check progress
  • If everything is correct, you will notice two checks that have failed:
    • Physical Memory
    • Device Checks for ASM
    Check "Ignore All" and click Next. RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Prerequisite checks
  • Click Yes to confirm that you want to skip some prerequisites.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Prerequisite checks continue
  • The summary page appears. Optionally, click Save Response File and choose a location to have the response file saved for this installation session.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Save response file
  • Review the summary and click Install to start the installation.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Summary
  • The installation starts. It may take more than an hour, depending on your laptop hardware.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Install product progress
  • After a while, the installation asks a confirmation before running some scripts as root. Click Yes to continue.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Confirm root execution
  • The installation continues, again, it may take longtime to complete. Once it's finished, click on Close to exit.
  • RA-Oracle_GI_12101-Install-Completed