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Configuring DBFS on Oracle Exadata Database Machine (Doc ID 1054431.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes the steps needed to configure Oracle Database Filesystem (DBFS) on Oracle Database Machine (Exadata). For platforms other than Oracle Database Machine, additional preparation steps may be required. The steps in this document apply to Oracle Database Machines running 11.2 and later software (to include 12.1, 12.2, 18.1).

As per the documentation, for this to work on Solaris, is needed.

Without it you may encounter an error such as:
"The mount option can only be used on Linux platforms"


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In this Document
 Configuring DBFS on Oracle Database Machine
 Managing DBFS mounting via Oracle Clusterware
 Steps to Perform If Grid Home or Database Home Changes
 Removing DBFS configuration
 Creating and Mounting Multiple DBFS Filesystems
 Troubleshooting Tips

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