ASM Tools

The new ASM tools, such as the ASM command-line interface and the ASM file transfer utilities, emulate the UNIX environment within the ASM file system. Even though ASMCMD internally uses the SQL*Plus interface to query the ASM instance, it greatly helps system administrators and storage administrators because it provides the look and feel of a UNIX shell interface.

ASMCA: The ASM Configuration Assistant

ASM Configuration Assistant is a GUI tool, introduced in Oracle 11g, that can be used to install and configure an ASM instance, disk groups, volumes, and ACFS. Like the DBCA, ASMCA can also be used in silent mode. Oracle Universal Installer internally uses ASMCA in silent mode to configure ASM disk groups to store OCR and voting files. ...

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