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Options for oracleasm and their uses. (Doc ID 1391684.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 12.1]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
ASMLib kernel driver only for Linux Platforms.
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This document is intended to outline the command options and their use available for the ASMLib kernel dirver on Linux Platforms


This document is intended for DBAs and System Administrators.  It will outline the command options available for the oracleasm command that is used to manage the ASMLib Kernel driver on Linux platforms.  These commands in most cases must be run as root user except where noted.


NOTE:  oracleasm commands are executed as root user from /etc/init.d directory for all Linux versions prior to Linux 7.  Starting with Linux 7 all oracleasm commands still need to be executed as root user but are executed from /usr/sbin directory.


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In this Document
 Configure Commands Run as root from /etc/init.d directory.
 ORACLEASM initialization stop commands run as root from /etc/init.d directory
 Query Commands run as installation owner or as root user  from /etc/init.d
 Disk Management Commands run as root from /etc/init.d directory
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