How to Add Another OCFS Drive for RAC on Windows
(Doc ID 229060.1)
Last updated on JULY 29, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206.0 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
To explain how to add another drive using Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS) in a Windows Real Application Clusters (RAC) environment.
DBAs, consultants, and Oracle Support Engineers. This note is applicable to OCFS for Windows ONLY and does NOT pertain to OCFS for Linux.
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In this Document
|Adding an OCFS Drive for Real Application Clusters on Windows|
I. Preparing the Logical Drive
|II. Formatting with OCFSFORMAT Utility|
|III. Reformatting an existing OCFS drive.|
|IV. Checking Write Caching on the OCFS Drive|