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ODA (Oracle Database Appliance): Enable 8021.Q VLAN Tagged Interfaces for external client access networks (Doc ID 1500709.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version to [Release 2.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The aim of this bulletin is to show how you could configure an 8021.Q VLAN Tagged Interfaces in ODA (Oracle Database Appliance) BareMetal for external client access networks. On ODA Virtualized Platform you should use the oakcli command: 'oakcli create vlan'.

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In this Document
 VLAN Tagged Interfaces - Background
 ODA (Oracle Database Appliance) Network Cards (NIC) - Background 
 Setting Up VLAN Tagging at OS level - (Manual Steps)
 1.Check if the 8021q kernel module is loaded
 2. If the module is not laoded
 3. Configure the VLAN
 4. Create a static routing rule for the new VLAN bond0.1000
 5. Start the VLAN
 6. Check the VLAN status/Configuration
 Setting Up VLAN Tagging at OS level - (Using ODA_vlan_config utility) 
 Clusterware & Listener Configuration with VLAN tagged interfaces 
 1. Create a new public network
 2. Add a new network cluster resource
 3. Add the VIP (as root)
 4. Start the Virtual IP Address Interface (as grid user)
 5. Check the newly created VIP is created and running
 6. Add  the listener on this network (as grid user)
 7. Verify listener clusterware configuration with VLAN tagged interfaces
 8. Configure database instances to use the listener (as oracle user)
 9. Check that the instance is registered over the listener (as grid user)
 10. Check database connectivity
 Remove the VLAN Tagging

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