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Oracle Database 11g Release 2 RAC On Windows 2008 Using VirtualBox - This article describes the installation of Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2) RAC on Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition using VirtualBox with no additional shared disk devices.



lesio said...

Finally Rac on Windows :). Great article.

Pedro said...

Very good the article. One question... Setup of Oracle Grid and Database running in two server?, or one server?

Thanks!

Tim... said...

Hi.

It's running on a single server using VirtualBox to create 2 VMs (2 RAC nodes) and the virtual shared disks.

Cheers

Tim...

dnis said...

Thank you very much Tim.. :)
GBU.

I'm from Indonesia..

Avinash Kulkarni said...

How to create DBA directories in this setup?

Tim... said...

Hi.

Your question is too vague. What sort of directories? Please start a thread in the forum to ask this, not in the article comments.

Cheers

Tim...

Imtiaz Ahmed said...

Very nice document. I really appreciate.

Cheers

Imtiaz

Najeeb said...

[INS-40725] Unable to determine the existence of an interface with a subnet matching the SCAN VIP subnet.

scan ip range, scan name and public ip everything correct still i am getting this error. why?

Tim... said...

Hi.

I don't know. Try running cluvfy utility. If you have any more questions, please ask them in the forum, not the comments.

http://www.oracle-base.com/articles/rac/diagnose-rac-problems.php

Cheers

Tim...

Nait said...

Is it possible to use usual windows 7,8(professional) instead of Windows 2008?

Nait said...

I mean - is it possible to use windows 7,8 as host OS for demo Oracle RAC installation on Red hat(or Oracle Linux).

Tim... said...

Hi.

Yes. There are plenty of people that do this type of installation using Windows as the host. I never use Windows as my host though.

Cheers

Tim...

Nait said...

Thanks for your works!
I used this article for RAC installation.

http://www.oracle-base.com/articles/11g/oracle-db-11gr2-rac-installation-on-oel5-using-virtualbox.php

Host os Win8 Professional :) and 2 RHEL5.8 as RAC nodes.

Some commands should run in quotes:
"D:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage" createhd --filename asm4.vdi --size 5120 --format VDI --variant Fixed


Nait said...


"D:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage" storageattach rac1 --storagectl "SATA" --port 1 --device 0 --type hdd --medium asm1.vdi --mtype shareable

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