[OpenAFS] OpenAFS and Oracle (Support/Certification)?

Gedaliah Wolosh gwolosh@njit.edu
Thu, 8 Nov 2007 15:47:48 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, the 26th of Cheshvan, 5768 (11/7/2007) Robert Sturrock wrote:

> Hi All.
> This question is perhaps slightly off-topic for this list, but I'm very
> interested to hear experiences from others about this.
> (Note that we're only planning on using OpenAFS to provide home
> directories and some non-critical shared areas, not in any way to
> interact directly with Oracle).
> We run Redhat Linux 4+5 (32/64 bit), and Solaris x86 and SPARC.

This is exactly what I do. I have 4 servers with 5 instances over the
past 6 years with no problems. Oracle has never asked nor commented when
I have requested service.

Gedaliah Wolosh
University Computing System - IST
New Jersey Institute of Technology

> One possible workaround would be to the use the AFS/NFS translator, so
> that the Oracle hosts only need NFS, but I would really only want to
> do that as a last resort.
> I'd be interested in hearing any experiences or ideas that people may
> have on this subject.
> Regards,
> Robert.
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