You can install SnapManager for Oracle on any supported UNIX host that has one or more databases to be managed. You can install only one SnapManager for Oracle instance per host. If you are using a Real Application Cluster (RAC) database and want to back up the RAC database, you must install SnapManager for Oracle on all the hosts of the RAC database.
Before you begin
You must ensure that you perform the following actions before the installation:
- Log in to the host system as the root user.
- From the command-line interface (CLI), navigate to the location where you downloaded the installation file.
- Optional: If the file is not executable, change the permissions by entering the following command: chmod 544 netapp.smo*
- Depending on the UNIX host, install SnapManager for Oracle by entering the appropriate command.
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- On the Introduction page, press Enter to continue.
- At the command prompt, perform the following steps:
- Press Enter to accept the default value for the operating system user.
The default value for the user is oracle.
- Press Enter to accept the default value for operating system group.
The default value is dba.
- Press Enter to accept the default value for the server startup type.
The configuration summary is displayed.
- Press Enter to continue.
SnapManager for Oracle and the required Java Runtime Environment (JRE) are installed and the smo_setup script is executed automatically.
SnapManager is installed at /opt/NTAPsmo for Solaris and /opt/NetApp/ for all other UNIX hosts.
After you finish
You can verify if the installation was successful by performing the following steps:
- Start the SnapManager for Oracle server by running the following command: smo_server start
A message is displayed stating that the SnapManager for Oracle server is running.
- Verify that the SnapManager for Oracle system is running correctly by entering the following command: smo system verify
The following message is displayed: Operation Id number succeeded.
number is the operation ID number.