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How To Correctly Resize Griddisks for 10TB(Exadata X7-2 Storage Cells - 8667G) (Doc ID 2375820.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2018

Applies to:

Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance X7 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 The goal of this document is to provide instructions on how to correctly expand undersized X7(10TB) Storage cells to their appropriate size to allow for optimal utilization of space on the drives.

*Solution
Provide instructions on how to accomplish the goal. 

Applies to ZDLRA X7 Hardware

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. Check if your ZDLRA X7 is affected by this issue
 2. Create a file with the list of 10TB cells
 3. Setup SSH keys for the cells
 4. Expand the Griddisks to the new 10TB size  
 5. Verify the new Griddisk sizes for the 10TB cells
 6. Resize the ASM Diskgroup to include the new Griddisk sizes (On First Compute Node - as oracle user)
 7. Confirm that rebalance of the Diskgroup is complete
 8. Confirm that the MAX(os_mb) value is now 8875008.
 9. Update the Storage Location 
 9.1 Update Storage Location (Use ONLY for ZDLRA 12.1 Systems)
 9.2 Update the Storage Location (Use ONLY for ZDLRA 12.2 Systems)
 10. Verify the total space of the Storage Location
 
 Appendix: Actual Run Output

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