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ODA ODACLI UPDATE-OSPARAMETERS or OAKCLI RECONFIGURE OSPARAMS to Calculate, Update and Set Kernel / Memory Values Including Hugepages (Doc ID 2220254.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version to ODAVP [Release 2.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
ODA, ODA HA, ODA X6-2 , ODA X7-2, ODAVP, Hugepages, OS kernel parameters,


One challenge with the ODA is calculating the correct OS / Kernel values for memory:
Specific use cases include:

This note describes the steps to set Kernel parameters


OS parameter sizing is not unique to hardware type. The sizing of OSparams and Huge pages is based on the LINUX + Physical memory available.

This note includes references to the following commands:

  • odacli update-osconfigurations (DCS stack as of 18.5 and higher)
  • oakcli reconfigure osparams (oakcli stack )

While many of the newer X6-2* and X7-2* as well as 18.3 Bare Metal versions of the ODA may not use OAKCLI or DCS odacli commands manual steps can still be used.


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