11g R2 – Moving your voting disk and cluster registry.

What happens if you’ve created your voting disk or cluster registry in the wrong place?

They’re very simple to move, for example to move them from a cluster filesystem to ASM

OCR
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Run ocrcheck to see where your existing OCR location (so you can delete it later).

# ocrcheck
Status of Oracle Cluster Registry is as follows :
Version : 3
Total space (kbytes) : 262120
Used space (kbytes) : 2744
Available space (kbytes) : 259376
ID : 277541681
Device/File Name : /OCR/b-rac-cluster/ocr
Device/File integrity check succeeded

Cluster registry integrity check succeeded

Logical corruption check succeeded

# ocrconfig -add +DATA
# ocrconfig -delete /OCR/b-rac-cluster/ocr

Run ocrcheck to check it’s all ok

# ocrcheck
Status of Oracle Cluster Registry is as follows :
Version : 3
Total space (kbytes) : 262120
Used space (kbytes) : 2744
Available space (kbytes) : 259376
ID : 277541681
Device/File Name : +DATA
Device/File integrity check succeeded

Cluster registry integrity check succeeded

Logical corruption check succeeded

Voting

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Find your existing voting disk

$ crsctl query css votedisk

## STATE File Universal Id File Name Disk group
— —– —————– ——— ———
1. ONLINE 96953eb1cac64fcabf4d0f60d0012ef9 (/OCR/b-rac-cluster/vdsk) []

Change your voting disk to the +DATA diskgroup

b-rac1 $ crsctl replace votedisk +DATA
CRS-4256: Updating the profile
Successful addition of voting disk 3ddb5231538c4fc3bf2d0053e34a75f0.
Successful deletion of voting disk 96953eb1cac64fcabf4d0f60d0012ef9.
Successfully replaced voting disk group with +DATA.
CRS-4256: Updating the profile
CRS-4266: Voting file(s) successfully replaced

Check it’s moved ok

b-rac1 $ crsctl query css votedisk
## STATE File Universal Id File Name Disk group
— —– —————– ——— ———
1. ONLINE 3ddb5231538c4fc3bf2d0053e34a75f0 (/ORACLE/ASM/ASM0103) [DATA]
Located 1 voting disk(s).

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