How to Install Oracle RAC Database with Rac Installer V3.0.3 Exe
If you want to install Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) database on your cluster, you need to use the Rac Installer V3.0.3 Exe file. This file is part of the Oracle Database installation media and contains the Oracle RAC software and the required patches[^5^]. In this article, we will show you how to run the Rac Installer V3.0.3 Exe file and complete the Oracle RAC database installation.
Before you run the Rac Installer V3.0.3 Exe file, you need to make sure that you have met the following prerequisites:
You have downloaded the Oracle Database installation media from Oracle website.
You have extracted the installation media to a shared location on your cluster nodes.
You have configured Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Automatic Storage Management (Oracle ASM) on your cluster nodes using the Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation.
You have created a user account named oracle with administrative privileges on your cluster nodes.
You have set up SSH connectivity between your cluster nodes using passwordless authentication.
You have verified that your cluster nodes meet the hardware and software requirements for Oracle RAC database installation.
Follow these steps to run the Rac Installer V3.0.3 Exe file and install Oracle RAC database:
Log in as oracle user on one of your cluster nodes.
Navigate to the directory where you extracted the installation media.
Run the following command to start the Rac Installer V3.0.3 Exe file:/u01/app/oracle/product/21c/dbhome_1/runInstaller -applyRU /software/stage/34155589This command will apply the patch 34155589 to the Oracle RAC software before installing it[^6^].
The Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) will launch and display the welcome screen. Click Next.
Select Set Up Software Only as the installation option and click Next.
Select Oracle Real Application Clusters Database Installation as the system class and click Next.
Select both racnode1 and racnode2 as the cluster nodes and click SSH Connectivity.
In SSH Connectivity, provide the SSH password for oracle user and click Set Up. The OUI will test the SSH connectivity between your cluster nodes and display a confirmation message. Click OK and then click Next.
Select Enterprise Edition as the database edition and click Next.
Set /u01/app/oracle as the Oracle base path and click Next.
On Operating System Groups, choose the default groups for each role and click Next.
On Root Script Execution, choose Automatically run configuration scripts as root using sudo as the execution mode and click Next.
The OUI will perform prerequisite checks and display any warnings or errors. Review them and fix any issues before proceeding. Click Install.
The OUI will copy the files and run configuration scripts on your cluster nodes. When prompted, enter your sudo password to execute root.sh script on both nodes.
After the installation completes, click Close to exit the OUI.
In this article, we showed you how to install Oracle RAC database with Rac Installer V3.0.3 Exe file. This file is a convenient way to install Oracle RAC software and apply patches in one step. You can now proceed to create an Oracle RAC database using either Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) or command-line tools. e0e6b7cb5c