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Oracle10g Grid Computing with RAC
Chapter 8 - RAC Administration

Server Control Utility

For the SRVCTL to function, the Global Services Daemon (GSD) should be running on the node. The SRVCTL performs mainly two types of administrative tasks: Cluster Database Tasks and Cluster Database Configuration Tasks.

SRVCTL Cluster Database tasks include:

  • Starts and stops cluster databases.

  • Starts and stops cluster database instances.

  • Starts and stops listeners associated with a cluster database instance.

  • Obtains the status of a cluster database instance.

  • Obtains the status of listeners associated with a cluster database.

  • Start and stop ASM instances.

  • Manage disk groups in an ASM instance.

SRVCTL Cluster Database Configuration tasks include:

  • Adds and deletes cluster database configuration information.

  • Adds an instance to, or deletes an instance from a cluster database.

  • Renames an instance name within a cluster database configuration.

  • Moves instances in a cluster database configuration.

The above text is an excerpt from:

Oracle 10g Grid & Real Application Clusters
Oracle 10g Grid Computing with RAC
ISBN 0-9744355-4-6

by Mike Ault, Madhu Tumma


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