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

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2021

Applies to:

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


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. 


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