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

Last updated on JANUARY 12, 2023

Applies to:

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


 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
Questions and Answers
 General FAQs
 What can the ZFS Storage Appliance in the Exalogic configurations be used for?
 What are the NODE_SHARES used in Exalogic?
 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
 ZFS Supportability FAQs
 What is the supported ZFS Cluster Network Configuration ?
 Is it possible to increase the amount of disk storage in an Exalogic configuration?
 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?
 Can we use Tiered Storage Pool ZFSSA configuration in Exalogic ?
 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?
 Is Encrypting Data in Exalogic ZFS Storage Appliance supported ?
 Is It Necessary To Upgrade Default RAM Memory (24GB) Installed On Exalogic X2-2 ZFS Heads Before Upgrading To Latest PSU Releases?
 Can Deferred Updates Be Applied on ZFS Heads After Applying IDR Patch in Exalogic?
 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?
 Changing "Synchronous write bias" Parameter For ZFS shares From "Latency" To "Throughput" In Exalogic ZFS Appliances
 How To Configure Shadow Migration In Exalogic ZFS Storage Appliance?
 How To Configure HTTP Access to a Share/Filesystem on an Oracle ZFS Appliance?
 How To Stop a ZFS Scrub for PSU Patching?

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