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Oracle Big Data Appliance Exachk Health-Check Tool (Doc ID 1643715.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance X5-2 Hardware
Big Data Appliance Hardware
Big Data Appliance X6-2 Hardware
Big Data Appliance X3-2 Hardware
Big Data Appliance X4-2 Hardware
Linux x86-64


This note is deprecated. BDA no longer supports Exachk. If functional tests are required, use bdacheckcluster or "mammoth -c".

Exachk for Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) is a health-check tool that is designed to audit important configuration settings within an Oracle BDA cluster. This reference document describes the benefit of the check, the risk, if a particular health-check fails, and the steps to resolve a failed health check for each of the health checks that BDA performs.


This document is intended for anyone planning to use and run Exachk on a BDA.


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In this Document
 About Exachk
 About Exachk on BDA
 Exachk Known Issues
 Goals for BDA Health Checks
 Recommended Validation Frequency
 Exachk New Features
 Exachk Initial Deployment and Installation
 Running Exachk
 Known Issues
 Exachk Output
 BDA Health Assessment Report
 Exachk Summary
 Findings Needing Attention
 Findings Passed
 System Wide Automatic Service Request(ASR) Healthcheck
 Known Issues
 Comparing Two Exachk Reports
 Full Set of Rules and Checks
 Verify Subnet Manager
 Verify BDA Software Profile
 Verify NTP Synchronization
 Verify BDA Hardware Profile
 Verify ILOM Power Up Configuration
 Verify MTU Size
 Verify DNS Setup
 Verify InfiniBand Cable Connection Quality
 Infiniband Switch NTP configuration
 Infiniband switch HOSTNAME configuration
 Runtime Command Timeouts

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