How To Configure SSH for a RAC Installation

(Doc ID 300548.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 10.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Reviewed 22-Oct-2008
***Checked for relevance on 11-Mar-2013***
***Checked for relevance on 18-Sep-2017***

Goal

This document will explain how to configure SSH, which is required to run a RAC installation. Following the instructions in the installation guide are also correct, but sometimes this will not work, although the reason for that isn't clear. Therefore after some investigation it seems to be that the steps below will work too.

Starting with 11gR2 the Oracle Universal Installer the SSH can be setup automatically using the  'SSH Connectivity' button.

 

Solution

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