CRS: pullup() dependency test

The behaviour of the pullup dependency as described in the Oracle documentation for CRS resources is counter-intuitive and so I decided to do some testing around it to see the results and reassure myself that the documentation was correct.

ORA-01017 during RMAN Duplicate from Active Database

While refreshing a standby Database (11gR2) using “duplicate target database for standby” I recently encountered an error which one would normally associate with password files and/or the fact that the SYS password is not the same on the source and target databases. It was neither

Converting an ACFS General Purpose filesystem to an Oracle Home filesystem

I recently came across a scenario whereby we had created our ACFS filesystems as General Purpose filesystems using asmca, but then discovered that we needed these filesytems to be available prior to the database starting up and that we should have registered them as Oracle Home filesystems. This post details how we went about converting the filesystem without any loss of data.

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