RAC on Windows: How to Create Extended Partitions and Logical Drives Using the Diskpart Command Line Utility (Doc ID 782450.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.2]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit)Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 (AMD64/EM64T)

Goal

To provide step by step instructions for using Windows diskpart command line utility to create appropriate shared disk partitions for either an Oracle Clusterware (CRS) files or storage of datafiles using Automatic Storage Management (ASM).

This note will walk through an example of how to prepare partitions appropriate for storage of Oracle Clusterware files.  The steps are identical for preparing disks to store ASM files, only the required partition size should be adjusted accordingly. 

Solution

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