Steps to Upgrade 11.2.0.1 RAC to 11.2.0.2

This post is in continuation to Grid Infrastructure upgrade post written earlier. Ensure that you have downloaded the software and  have upgraded the infrastructure database. Following files contain database software for 11.2.0.2. p10098816_112020_Linux-x86-64_1of7.zip p10098816_112020_Linux-x86-64_2of7.zip Please note that this is full release , so if you are installing new software, you can directly install 11.2.0.2 without…

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…

Cluvfy Reports CRS not Installed on Nodes

Before I start my post, I would like to wish all our readers a “Happy New Year”. While reviewing a 10gR2 RAC configuration I faced following errors on invoking cluvfy utility $ ./cluvfy stage -post crsinst -n prod01,prod02 -verbose Performing post-checks for cluster services setup Checking node reachability… Check: Node reachability from node "prod01-fe" Destination…

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…

Installing 10.2.0.5 EM using software-only on 10.2.0.4/11g DB (GUI)

In this article , I will discuss how to install 10.2.0.5 EM Grid using 10.2.0.4 database. This method can also be used with 11g database.When you carry out 10.2.0.1 EM Grid control installation, it creates a 10.1.0.4 Database by default which is no longer supported and  requires one to upgrade to supported release i.e 10.2.…