Re: Oracle ASM without root account

  • From: Andrew Kerber <andrew.kerber@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "przemolicc@xxxxxxxxx" <przemolicc@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 09:27:25 -0500

The key items are to partition the disks and make the owner the owner of asm 
installation. If clustered you must also make sure they are on the same 
location that is, device name on all cluster nodes

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On Sep 26, 2011, at 8:32, przemolicc@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 10:41:45AM -0300, Guillermo Alan Bort wrote:
>> root permissions are only required at install time provided that the
>> OS admin knows how to properly present the disks (which is a safe
>> assumption)
> How the sysadmin should present all the disks to be able to use ASM ?
>> on linux, when using asmlib there are a few more tasks that need root
>> access (oracleasm scandisk, mainly) but these are not common tasks and
>> can be performed by sys admins upon request.
> We are going to use AIX.
> Regards
> Przemek
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