Oracle 11g RAC – Two Node Cluster Installation

Step by Step Oracle RAC 11g Installation:

(Includes setting up of two node Linux servers using VirtualBox, Installing Grid and Database)

Install Oracle 11g Grid Infrastructure and Database Installation

Step by Step installation practical approach is in the above video. However, I kept the below screenshot for the Grid and Database Installation

1. Go to the installer mount directory. Then execute


(Note: Please note that there will be an issue while starting. I kept the information to fix, in case if you face it)

Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors

>>> Could not execute auto check for display colors using command /usr/bin/xdpyinfo. Check if the DISPLAY variable is set.    Failed <<<<


[root@rac1 ~]# DISPLAY=:0.0
[root@rac1 ~]# export DISPLAY
[root@rac1 ~]# xhost +
access control disabled, clients can connect from any host
[root@rac1 ~]# su – oracle
[oracle@rac1 ~]$ DISPLAY=:0.0
[oracle@rac1 ~]$ export DISPLAY

The above solution is more than enough to sort it out.


Install the below packages if not there:

yum install xorg-x11-apps
yum install xorg-x11-xauth
ssh -X oracle@rac1.localdomain

Click Skip software updates and press Next

Choose “Install and Configure Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Cluster” and Press Next..

Click the below screenshot option Advanced Installation and press Next

Choose the language as English and press Next

Name like below screenshot and deselect the Confgure GNS and press Next

Add rac2 and setup SSH connectivity and press Next

Press OK as per below screenshot and press Next

Leave the default like below and press Next

Select Oracle ASM and Press Next

Choose Change Discover Path and keep this screen like below two screenshots and press Next

Choose “Use same password for the accounts” and enter oracle as a password and press Next

Click Yes for this and continue by pressing Next..

Select “Do not use Intelligent Platform Management Interface (PMI) ” and Press Next…

Keep the below screenshot default and press Next

Click Yes to this and Press Next..

Keep the below default Oracle Base and Software Location and Press Next…

Keep the inventory directory as below and press Next..

Select Ignore All option for this and press Next..

Select Yes to this and continue by pressing Next..

Press Install button and proceed further.

Execute the below two scripts in rac1 and then followed by rac2

# /u01/app/oraInventory/orainstRoot.sh
# /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/root.sh

Once the above two scripts executed successfully , please press Next..

Please note that if the error is like below and should be ignored and press Next..

INFO: Checking Single Client Access Name (SCAN)...
INFO: Checking TCP connectivity to SCAN Listeners...
INFO: TCP connectivity to SCAN Listeners exists on all cluster nodes
INFO: Checking name resolution setup for "rac-scan.localdomain"...
INFO: PRVG-1101 : SCAN name "rac-scan.localdomain" failed to resolve
INFO: PRVF-4657 : Name resolution setup check for "rac-scan.localdomain" (IP address: failed
INFO: PRVF-4657 : Name resolution setup check for "rac-scan.localdomain" (IP address: failed
INFO: PRVF-4657 : Name resolution setup check for "rac-scan.localdomain" (IP address: failed
INFO: PRVF-4664 : Found inconsistent name resolution entries for SCAN name "rac-scan.localdomain"
INFO: Verification of SCAN VIP and Listener setup failed

Once installed, please verify as per below screenshot using crsctl command…

Oracle Database Installation:

Install the database using oracle software usually comes from the folder database. See the screen shot below.


Uncheck the below and click Next – It will prompt, select Yes to proceed..

Select Create and Configure database option and Press Next..

Select Server Class and Press Next..

Select both rac1 and rac2 and choose the Oracle Real Application Cluster database installation

Select English language and press Next …

Select the Enterprise Edition and press Next..

Select the default path and press Next..

Select the below General Purpose / Transaction processing option and press Next..

Name as per your choice. The database name here is orcl and press Next..

Choose the memory and press Next..

Choose the below option and press Next..

Choose the Oracle Automatic Storage Management Option and press Next..

Select Do not enable automation backups and press Next..

Select the Disk Group Name and press Next..

Select the “Use the same password for all accounts”, enter oracle as a password and Press Next

Choose the below Group and press Next..

Select “Ignore All” option for the below screenshot checks and press Next..

Execute the below scripts in both nodes rac1 and rac2 and press OK

# /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1/root.sh

Follow the below screenshot command to check the database installation status.:

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