11gR2 Silent Install errors with [SEVERE] – Invalid My Oracle Support credentials

While performing  11gR2 RAC Database Software installation with response file (silent mode), I got this error. [SEVERE] – Invalid My Oracle Support credentials I was using default response files for performing this installation. Searching on MOS (My Oracle Support ), I got a note indicating that following parameter need’s to be specified MYORACLESUPPORT_USERNAME = MYORACLESUPPORT_PASSWORD…

11gR2: CVU needs SCAN Listeners’ Manual Startup During Grid-Infrastructure Configuration

During configuration phase of Grid Infrastructure for cluster, CVU failed while performing post-checks. Following message is displaced in the Installation Log file: <span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Checking Single Client Access Name (SCAN)…</span></span> <span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">WARNING: <strong>PRVF-5056</strong> : Scan Listener "LISTENER" not running</span></span> <span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Checking name resolution setup for "scan-test.abc.com"…</span></span> <span…

Link:11gR2 RAC installation steps on OEL4

If you are looking for steps for 11gR2 RAC installation, you can refer to this article by Rajeev Ramdas at Dbastreet.com. Article lists down steps for installing 11gR2 RAC on 64 bit Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 (OEL4) using ASM for storage. As Raw devices are no longer supported, OCR and Voting Disks are also stored…

11gR2 Database Installation with ASM on OEL5

I will be listing down steps for 11g Release 2 installation on Linux x86. There has been few changes incorporated in 11gR2 which must be given due consideration before starting installation. ASM instance now runs from new Oracle Home called Grid Infrastructure. If you wish to use ASM for storing database files, then you should…

11gR2:What if Oracle gives you Kernel parameter fixup script

11gR2 database installation comes up with new  feature known as Installation Fixup scripts which aids you during Installation phase.  If a pre-requisite check fails, then it provides a click and generate fixup script option and then points you to script location which then need’s to be executed  with root permission. As per doc’s , it…

Failed dependencies error: lib* needed by unixODBC-devel-2.2.11-7.1.i386

While trying to install 11gR1 on Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL5), runInstaller failed for unixODBC* packages. To solve the issue , I started following OTN article http://www.oracle.com/technology/pub/articles/smiley-11gr1-install.html When trying to install RPM from CD3, faced following errors for unixODBC* rpm #rpm -ivh compat-libstdc++-33* libaio-devel* sysstat* unixODBC* warning: compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-61.i386.rpm: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 1e5e0159…