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Oracle10g Grid Computing with RAC
Chapter 8 - RAC Administration

Server Control Utility

  • Sets and unsets the environment variable for an instance in a cluster database configuration.

  • Sets and unsets the environment variable for an entire cluster in a cluster database configuration.

To manage the RAC environment, first you need to build a configuration profile and optionally save it. You can build the configuration by commands such as add and setenv. It is a good practice to build configuration profiles and export them to ASCII files.

SRVCTL syntax has the following components:

> srvctl verb noun options


srvctl is the SRVCTL command.

verb is an action word such as start, stop, or remove.

noun is an object upon which SRVCTL performs the action verb, such as a database or instance. Alternatively, you can use abbreviations, which in this case are db and inst respectively.

options extends the use of preceding verb-noun combinations.

To see the online command syntax and options for each SRVCTL command, enter:

> srvctl verb noun -h

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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