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Configure Exadata X8M Backup 40GbE with Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-2 and ZS5-4 using dedicated top of rack (ToR) switches (Doc ID 2698913.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2021

Applies to:

Integrated Software for ZFS ZS4-x Arrays - Version All Versions and later
Internal ZFS ZS5-4 Rack - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Backup Appliance ZS5-4 - Version All Versions and later
OPC ZFS ZS5-ES Rack - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 Set Up and Configure Exadata X8M Backup using 40GbE with Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-2 and ZS5-4 using dedicated top of rack (ToR) switches

This Doc covers Setup and Configuration using a ZS5 using 40GB. If you're setting up a ZS7-2 to an X8M Exadata Backup use doc below. 

Set Up and Configure Exadata X8M Backup with ZFS Storage ZS7-2 (Doc ID 2635423.1)

 

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Step #1 Configuring Backup Network
 Step #2 ZS5  Configure Storage Pools / Shares
 Step #3 Switch Configuration – Collect pertinent settings
 Step #4 Switch Configuration – Initial Startup
  Step #5 Switch Configuration – Configuration Steps
 Step #6 Setup and Configure Switches
 Step #7 Validate ZS5 LACP Connectivity
 Validate Exadata to ZS5 Connectivity
 Step #8 Configure Backup Shares
 Step #9 Configuring Direct NFS Client
 Step #10 Configuring Oracle RMAN Backup Services
 Step #11 Preparing Oracle Database for Backup
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