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Exalogic: ZFS Storage Appliance FAQ's (Doc ID 1511881.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 1.0.0.0.0 and later
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X3-2 Hardware - Version X3 to X3 [Release X3]
Linux x86-64
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Virtual Server (x86-64)

Purpose

 This document provides the FAQs on ZFS 7320 Storage Appliance part of Exalogic Engineered System.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Is it possible to increase the amount of disk storage in an Exalogic configuration?
 What can the ZFS Storage Appliance in the Exalogic configurations be used for?
 How can access to the NFS shares by servers outside of Exalogic?
 How can the ZFSSA in the Exalogic system be backed up to storage infrastructure outside Exalogic?
 Do Exalogic customers need to purchase licenses to use the embedded Clones and Remote Replication features of the storage appliance?
 Does Exalogic support running "Server Message Block (SMB), also known as Common Internet File System (CIFS)" to be run on internal ZFSSA?
 Because of the application design it is required that a NFS share has to be exported from the ZFSSA, belonging to an Exalogic system, to an Exadata system. To allow read and write access for both the application and the database. Is this kind of setup supported?
 What are the NODE_SHARES used in Exalogic?
 What is the supported ZFS Cluster Network Configuration ?
 Can we use Tiered Storage Pool ZFSSA configuration in Exalogic as mentioned in below link?
 Changing "Synchronous write bias" Parameter For ZFS shares From "Latency" To "Throughput" In Exalogic ZFS Appliances
 Is the Cluster Failback /Takover operation is support in Exalogic ZFS Appliances ?
 Is it Okay that the ZFS Appliance has an IDR version in Exalogic racks with April, July or October 2015 PSUs?
 FAQ: Is Encrypting Data in Exalogic ZFS Storage Appliance supported ?
 How To Configure Shadow Migration In Exalogic ZFS Storage Appliance
 Is It Necessary To Upgrade Default RAM Memory (24GB) Installed On Exalogic X2-2 ZFS Heads Before Upgrading To Latest 2.0.6.2.X PSU Releases?
 Exalogic ZFS Storage Appliance: Support Strategy for Replacing a ZFS Logzilla with a Higher Capacity SSD
 Information On NET2 & Other Replication Interfaces On Exalogic X6-2 ZFS Storage Heads
 FAQ: Can Deferred Updates Be Applied On ZFS Heads After Applying IDR Patch In Exalogic? (Doc ID 2128336.1)
 How to Configure HTTP Access to a Share/Filesystem on an Oracle ZFS Appliance (Doc ID 2138410.1)
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