Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure 11gR2 with ASM on Standalone Server

If you would like to experiment with Oracle ASM or Oracle Restart you will need to install the Oracle Grid Infrastructure. Oracle Grid Infrastructure can be installed for a cluster or a standalone server. This […]

Building a simple server to provide DNS, DHCP and NTP to support Grid Naming Services

Oracle 11g Grid Infrastructure provides the ability to use DHCP for all private interconnect address, as well as most VIP address but it does not provide an optimal method for producing names for these address […]

Preparing Drives for ASM using ASMLib

This document will detail the steps to configure disks for ASM and the installation of ASMLib on Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.5 running in Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.1.2. The drives were created as shared drives. See […]

PRVF-5439: NTP daemon does not have slewing option “-x” set on node

When installing Oracle 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure either the cluster verify utility or the prerequisite checks find that the NTP daemon does not have the slewing option set.