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How to Prepare Storage for ASM (Doc ID 452924.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 12.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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
Generic (Platform Independent)
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: to

***Checked for relevance on 03-Dec-2010***


This document describes how to prepare your storage sub-system before you configure Automatic Storage Management (ASM). When preparing your storage to use ASM, first determine the storage option for your system and then prepare the disk storage for the specific operating system environment.


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In this Document
 A) You can create an ASM diskgroup using one of the following storage resources:
 B) The procedures for preparing storage resources for ASM are:
C) Recommendations for Storage Preparation. The following are guidelines for preparing storage for
use with ASM:
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