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Best Practice: Uploading Huge VMCORE Images To My Oracle Support (Doc ID 2483556.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.2.1 and later
Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

On very-large memory servers, a kernel memory image, or VMCORE, is often in the 500GB and 1000GB size.  The upload attempt may be aborted from any of a large group of causes:

The section "Uploading Very Large Files" in KM 1547088.2 How to Upload Files to Oracle Support provides straightforward methods to upload huge data bundles to My Oracle Support.

This KM offers some best practice techniques to help make uploading huge VMCORE files more successful.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Compress Original Data
 Splitting Large File Into Manageable Chunks
 Caluclate md5 (IMPORTANT)
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