Upgrade DB using exisiting Oracle Home in 11.2 and later – “In-Place Upgrade”

From 11gR2, Oracle introduced "Out-of-Place" upgrade, where during the upgrade we install the patch set into a new, separate Oracle home, and its best practices recommendation, as minimizes the downtime.Once, the patch set installation is complete in the new Oracle Home location, we can perform the upgrade using DBUA or manual method. So, can't we … Continue reading Upgrade DB using exisiting Oracle Home in 11.2 and later – “In-Place Upgrade”

hasGetClusterStatus Status verification failed due to cluvfy execution failure for node(s) – 10gR2 RAC

Received a mail from colleague reporting the below error from emgc Metric Collection Errors - Target crs_node1 Type Cluster Metric Clusterware Status Collection Timestamp Dec 14, 2011 5:35:02 AM Error Type Collection Problem Message WARN|has::Common::hasGetClusterStatus Status verification failed due to cluvfy execution failure for node(s) node3:EFAIL,NODE_STATUS::node2:EFAIL,NODE_STATUS::node1:EFAIL,NODE_STATUS::node4:EFAIL,OVERALL_STATUS: The first thing i did is ran cluvfy node1: … Continue reading hasGetClusterStatus Status verification failed due to cluvfy execution failure for node(s) – 10gR2 RAC