Exadata Quick Reference 6: Important Oracle Exadata Configuration Files

Oracle Exadata and Storage cell having multiple configuration files which define the Exadata configuration. We have listed down the important configuration files for Compute and Storage node which can be used as quick reference for any kind of troubleshooting during Exadata support.


Exadata Compute Node:

/opt/oracle - contains dbserver software
/opt/oracle.cellos - Contains all cell OS configuration files, image executables, and so forth 
/opt/oracle.exacli - Contains exacli and exadcli executables
/opt/oracle.ExaWatcher - Contains ExaWatcher utilities and output/archive files/directories
/opt/oracle.oswatcher - Contains OSWatcher utilities and output/archive files/directories 
/opt/oracle.SupportTools  - Contains support and configuration files /opt/oracle.SupportTools/onecommand - Contains OneCommand files used for Exadata install/config 
/etc/oracle/cell/network-config  - Contains files that enable compute servers to communicate with storage servers 
/etc/oracle/cell/network-config/cellinit.ora - Contains IB IP subnet for storage cells 
/etc/oracle/cell/network-config/cellip.ora - Contains IB IP addresses for each storage cell 
/u01/app/oracle - Oracle Base 
/u01/app/12.1.0.x/grid - Grid Infrastructure Home /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.x/db - Oracle Database Home

Exadata Storage Cell:

/opt/oracle - Contains cell software
/opt/oracle.cellos - Contains Exadata cell software and utilities
/opt/oracle.cellos/cell.conf - Contains cell configuration file
/opt/oracle.exacli - Contains exacli and exadcli executables
/opt/oracle.ExaWatcher - Contains ExaWatcher utilities and output/archive files/directories /opt/oracle.oswatcher - Contains OSWatcher utilities and output/archive files/directories /opt/oracle.SupportTools - Contains OneCommand files used for Exadata install/config
/var/log/oracle - Contains cell server log files, alerts, and trace files
/var/log/oracle/cellos - Contains log and trace files for Cell Services utilities and cell server startup/shutdown events
/var/log/oracle/diag/asm - Contains log and trace files for cell storage-related events in your cell



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