Category Archives: Linux/Unix

How to install and configure Oracle Virtual Server 3.2 at home (Part 2/2)

This post covers the configuration of VM ManagerĀ using equipment at home, if you need to install itĀ please read the first part of this post to learn how to do it. One of the first things that I noticed by using … Continue reading

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virtualbox script to control Virtual Machines

Additional to my daily job, I need to “play” from time to time in my home server, it’s a quad core machine with 8 gigs of RAM and two hard drives, nothing special about it, the important thing is that … Continue reading

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How to install ASMLIB from Oracle’s public YUM

There are several ways to get ASMLIB, we can download it from the OTN here, or we can download it from from ULN (Unbreakable Linux Network). Also it comes in the the Unbreakable Linux media, but if you are not … Continue reading

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Oracle 11.2 XE (beta) is out!

Hi eveyone, I’m so happy about this news because I have successfully used Oracle 10.2 XE before for personal and business solutions (even on banks and telecommunication companies) and it was getting older and older… Oracle 11.2 XE (beta) is … Continue reading

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expdp error: 31623 and ORA-12805 in cluster 10.2.0.4

I was getting an error with expdp in our cluster 10.2.0.4 running on Red-Hat UDE-00008: operation generated ORACLE error 31623 ORA-31623: a job is not attached to this session via the specified handle ORA-06512: at “SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP”, line 2772 ORA-06512: at … Continue reading

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Commonly used srvctl commands

What is srvctl? it is the Server Control Utility, we use SRVCTL to start and stop the database and instances, manage configuration information, and to add, move or remove instances and services. These are some of the srvctl commands I … Continue reading

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OMS does not understand the timezone region of the agent – solved!

Hi, I was having problems starting up the management agent (10.2.0.5) in a RedHat 5 Linux, I was constantly getting the following error: 2009-12-15 19:19:47,406 Thread-1317072 WARN diagnostics.cpu: nmegam_ActivityManager_init: per-thread cpu usage not available for this platform 2009-12-15 19:19:50,251 Thread-1317072 … Continue reading

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