Failsafe + Active/Passive + Licensing
- From: "Taylor, Chris David" <ChrisDavid.Taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: 'Oracle L' <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 08:14:35 -0600
Guys/gals, What is your understanding of Oracle licensing regarding Actve/Passive nodes in a Failsafe environment? It was my understanding that only the Active server had to be licensed, and the license went with the Active node so you could failover and run on the formerly passive node without violating any license agreements. Recently I've read that you can only run on the formerly passive node for 10 consecutive days. I thought the Proc license would cover either node that was Active and it didn't matter as long as the other node was Passive. http://www.oracleonwindows.co.uk/resources/Shared/Database/Shared%20Database%20licensing/oracle%20licensing%20may%202008.pdf Thoughts? Chris Taylor Sr. Oracle DBA Ingram Barge Company Nashville, TN 37205 Office: 615-517-3355 Cell: 615-354-4799 Email: chris.taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:chris.taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may also be privileged. If you are not the named recipient, please notify the sender immediately and delete the contents of this message without disclosing the contents to anyone, using them for any purpose, or storing or copying the information on any medium.