... and if you use 11.2 clusterware you don't need to use additional scripts. Simply define the instance resource attribute FAILOVER=1 and change the internal server pools (ora.XY)Are you referring to the sample code on http://www.oracle.com/technology/sample_code/products/rac/zip/sifo_action_scripts.zip? Those could indeed be improved. However you can always write your own scripts to ensure the database is up to your personal test for sophistication. All that is needed is a script to take 3 parameters (which CRS will pass to it) for checking the resource status, starting and stopping the resource.
for your db and services. Cheers, Robert -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l