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

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

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, 11.2.0.3 is needed.
See
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/appdev.112/e18294/adlob_client.htm

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

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 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
 Community Discussions
References

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