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How To Automatically Resize the ACFS Filesystem To Use Available Space On ODA X6-2 S/M/L (Doc ID 2386235.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance X6-2 S/M/L Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


How to automatically resize the ACFS filesystem in order to use the available space on ODA X6-2 S/M/L


External or Internal

When ODA X6-2 is deployed, you can select one of the following configuration options to divide the storage capacity between DATA diskgroup and RECO diskgroup:

  • External: Storage capacity is split between 80% for DATA and 20% for RECO.
  • Internal: Storage capacity is split between 40% for DATA and 60% for RECO.


  • Storage capacity is configurable from 10% to 90% for DATA and the remainder for RECO.



When you configure Oracle Database Appliance to use Custom data storage the amount of usable storage is determined by the percentage configured for DATA.

For ACFS, if you select Oracle ASM for database storage when you create a database, then an Oracle ASM Cluster file system (ACFS) is not created. All files are in an Oracle ASM diskgroup.

If you select Oracle ACFS for database storage, then each database has its own Oracle ACFS mount point:

DATA diskgroup: /u02/app/oracleuser/oradata/db_name

RECO diskgroup: /u03/app/oracleuser.


With Oracle ACFS, the following are created:

A 100G ACFS is created from +DATA diskgroup for each database. This Oracle ACFS automatically extends the space on demand.

A common Oracle ACFS with 25% of +RECO diskgroup is created with auto extension on. This file system is used for fast recovery area and redo logs for all databases.



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