When adding ZFSSA targets to #EM12c, be sure to uncheck "kiosk user" for the oracle_agent user in ZFSSA. Doc ID 1609846.1The versions 126.96.36.199.0 and 188.8.131.52.0 of the ZFS plugin require additional access to the ZFS appliance over that provided by the workflow used to configure the user. In addition to configuring... [Read More]
Upgrading EM12c to 184.108.40.206: Active Directory Authentication Quirks
We recently upgraded our EM12c 220.127.116.11 installation to 18.104.22.168. This service was configured to authenticate logins against our Active Directory server via LDAP. However, after upgrading we found that authentication stopped working, even after recreating the Active Directory Authenticator (as required). I could see the list of users from AD,... [Read More]
shutdown abort: Not always "fine"
When I started out as an Oracle DBA on Oracle 7.3, nearly everyone would tell you to avoid doing a "shutdown abort" if at all possible since it leaves the database open to possible corruptions. In the years and versions since, that thinking has softened greatly, to the point that... [Read More]
Oracle Direct NFS (and Linux Routing) ... for Dummies!
When I started my current role a few months ago, I was very interested to learn that direction had been set to migrate away from ASM and onto NFS storage that had some read flash cache in front of it. I'm not the world's biggest fan of ASM and the... [Read More]
UNTIL CANCEL UNTIL CANCEL UNTIL CANCEL
Yesterday I was creating a new Oracle 22.214.171.124 database from a copy of datafiles and archivelogs taken from our standby. I was sure to include archivelogs from just prior to well after the span of the datafile backup time. I had created a new controlfile, gotten everything mounted and recovered... [Read More]