Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Createdisk, Deletedisk and Querydisk in ASM

The /etc/init.d/oracleasm script is used to create, delete and query ASM disks and make disks available.

Create and Delete ASM disk:
Run below command to Create ASM disks.
# /etc/init.d/oracleasm createdisk DATA1 /dev/sdc
Creating Oracle ASM disk "DATA1" [ OK ]

Run below command to Delete ASM disks.
# /etc/init.d/oracleasm deletedisk DATA1
Deleting Oracle ASM disk "DATA1" [ OK ]

Query/List/Scan ASM disk:
Run the below querydisk command to see if the Disk/Device is used by ASM:
# /etc/init.d/oracleasm querydisk /dev/sdc
Checking if device "/dev/sdc" is an Oracle ASM disk [ OK ]

# /etc/init.d/oracleasm querydisk DATA1
Checking for ASM disk "DATA1" [ OK ]

Run below command to list Existing disks
# /etc/init.d/oracleasm listdisks

Run the below command to scan the disks created on another node.
# /etc/init.d/oracleasm scandisks
Scanning system for ASM disks [ OK ]

Satishbabu Gunukula

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