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SuperCluster M6-32 - How to cleanly shutdown and startup an Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 (Doc ID 1674297.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
This document will address the various offered configurations of Oracle SuperCluster M6-32, if there are any variations approved as exceptions then the steps describes in this document may vary.


 Describe the recommended procedure for cleanly powering down and powering up an Oracle SuperCluster M6-32



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 Shutdown Procedures
 If running Oracle Solaris Cluster OSC3.3u1/S10 or OSC4.0/S11 Then you need to shutdown the clustering service. Run the following on all global zones involved in clustering to prevent failover when shutting down applications and zones.
 Obtain a list of all running zones
  Shutdown all non Oracle Database applications running on zones
 Login to each zone and cleanly shutdown crs and all DB resources with
  Obtain a list of all running LDoms from the primary (control LDom)  in each PDom
  Stop the domains guest domains first 
  Shutdown the CRS stack on all  domains running Oracle CRS.
 Verify all oracle processes are stopped and if they are not remediate as necessary
 Check the Ldoms and zones depending on Oracle  deployment that they are shutdown.
  Shutdown Exadata storage cell services and operating systems
  Shutdown the operating system of the control LDom
  Connect to the compute node ILOM and stop SYS
  Show and then set, if need be, the power switch settings so the M6-32 domains DO NOT power on automatically when the rack power is restored. The following show the settings that you want to reach.
  Shutdown the  ZFS Storage Appliance
  The switches do not have specific power off instructions they will be powered off when power is removed from the rack.
  Flip the breakers on the PDUs to the off position.
 Startup Procedures
  Flip the breakers on all PDUs to the on position
  Verify and if necessary fix the partitioning on the IB Switches
  Startup the  ZFS Storage Appliance
  Verify the startup of the Exadata storage cells
  Bring up the M6-32 domains
  Verify the system
  Restart all applicable applications and test.
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