Direct NFS not load balancing the client-side NICs
(Doc ID 746656.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 11.1]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
Oracle Direct NFS feature.
With Oracle Direct NFS, all network interfaces on a database server (also called as NFS server client-side) can be used for both performance and I/O redundancy. Oracle Direct NFS Client automatically does load-balance I/O requests to the NAS device across existing server NICs.
However, netstat does not show network traffic going through all client-side interfaces.
Use of Oracle Direct NFS feature.
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