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OpenVMS: Clusterware 10.2. Installation on hp Itanium and Alpha (Doc ID 391604.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium


This document shall assist installing Oracle Clusterware (formerly known as CRS) on hp OpenVMS Itanium and Alpha 10.2.

This document was last updated on October 16th, 2009.


This document is for customers and Oracle employees.

This document does NOT provide generic Clusterware and RAC information.

If you are not familiar with Clusterware and RAC, please consult the generic Real Application Clusters
documentation at

Oracle® Database Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide
10g Release 2 (10.2)
Part Number B14197-03

The hp OpenVMS 10.2 RAC documentation can be found at

In the Installation Guide for hp OpenVMS 10.2

Chapters 5 and 6 and Appendix C.

In the Administrator Reference for hp OpenVMS 10.2:

Appendix G


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In this Document
 Prerequisites - Mandatory reading
 Prerequisites - OS requirements
 Prerequisites - Patches
 Prerequisites - IP addresses
 Prerequisites - TCPIP logical setup
 Prerequisites - Batch queue
 Prerequisites - Account setup
 Prerequisites - setup files
 Installation - CRS home
 Installation - Specify Cluster Configurations screen
 Installation - Specify Cluster Registry Ocr Location - Specify Voting Disk Location
 Installation - post install - run VIPCA
 Processes you will see
 Logicals you will see
 Directory Structure
 If you have RAC but also single node databases
 Significant change to Orauser:
 Before you proceed to the RAC DB Installation

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