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CRS Diagnostic Data Gathering: A Summary of Common tools and their Usage (Doc ID 783456.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This note provides a quick guide to the tools used to investigate CRS/GRID issues.


This is intended for DBAs who need to investigate a CRS/Grid Infrastructure issue.  It is also intended for DBAs interested in instrumenting their cluster nodes proactively to ensure that should they encounter any CRS issues, they will have the necessary data available from the time of the incident.


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In this Document
  Remote Diagnostic Agent [RDA]
 OS Watcher / Cluster Health Monitor
 OS Watcher (OSW)
 Cluster Health Monitor (CHM)
 ProcWatcher CRS log files
 Cluvfy Utility
 General Additional Data Collection
 ORAchk - Oracle Configuration Audit Tool
 RAC Database Trace files
 CRS debug settings
 Oracle Universal Installer
 System messages file locations:
 Veritas Log File Locations:

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