long running script without nohup

You started a long running script and didn’t used nohup? No Problem!
To protect the script against a break caused by i.e. network errors, I usually use nohup. You have the output available in nohup.out. If you already started the script, it’s to late for nohup, but you can disown the job from your shell: Continue reading “long running script without nohup”

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orachk

orachk is nothing new and was former known as raccheck, long time ago and the functionality increased a lot! It checks your environment for possible wrong configurations and best practices from oracle. The number of checks increase with each version. here you can see all the checks. You can check an existing installation or improve your standard configuration with the recommendations. I like to use it, after a cluster setup or upgrade or operating system upgrade. It’s not limited to Database, Clusterware or Operating System, but in this blog it is. Main MOS Note and Doku. Exachk is an own tool, but belongs to the same family. Continue reading “orachk”

SCAN-Listener and NAT

Network Address Translation (NAT) and SCAN listener are not working out of the box, because the scan redirect to the local_listener value, usually a IP and not a DNS name. failed Continue reading “SCAN-Listener and NAT”

ORA-600 in ASM Instance

I don’t encounter a ORA-600 so often in an ASM instance and even more rarely on an engineered system..
I tried to add a failed disk back to the diskgroup after the replacement and ended up with an ORA-600: Continue reading “ORA-600 in ASM Instance”

Advanced RPM dependencies

A RPM often depends on some other packages or commands, but to check the requirements in the pre or post install script of the RPM is quite bad! If the rpm, is not aware of the dependencies it cannot handle it.
But rpm itself can check a lot for you. Continue reading “Advanced RPM dependencies”

11.2.0.4.160119: PSU,OJVM PSU and Database Vault

A few week ago i wrote on twitter about a problem with PSU160119 and Database Vault. Now I meet a second problem with OJVM PSU160119 and Database Vault. Not the best PSU for Database Vault… Continue reading “11.2.0.4.160119: PSU,OJVM PSU and Database Vault”