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Linux SCSI Reservation (Doc ID 2147035.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


SCSI Reservation is a mechanism which allow SCSI initiators to reserve a LUN for exclusive access, and preventing other initiators from making changes.
The feature is usually used in cluster. This article elaborates the basic usage of SCSI reservation in Oracle Linux.


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In this Document
 Install the necessary utils
 View the registration
 Register a reservation key
 Reserve a registered LUN on behalf of a given key
 View the reservation
 Verify the reservation
 Release the reservation
 Unregister a reservation key

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