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Oracle ASMCA Commands in Oracle19c

    The Oracle ASM Configuration Assistant (ASMCA) command-line interface provides non-GUI support for configuring Oracle ASM instances using ASMCA, Oracle ASM disk groups, volumes, and Oracle ACFS.

    Running ASMCA Command-Line

    The syntax for running the ASMCA command-line tool is:

    asmca -silent command_name [options] 

    The following is an example of the -help option.

    $ asmca -help
    asmca [-silent] [-sysAsmPassword <SYS user password>] [-asmsnmpPassword <ASMSNMP password>] {<command> <options>}
    Please refer to the manual for details.
    You can enter one of the following commands:
    Configure an Oracle ASM Instance

    configureASM configures or creates an Oracle ASM instance.


    asmca -silent
           [-sysAsmPassword sysasm_password ]
           [ -asmsnmpPassword asm_monitor_password ] 
           [ { -param paramname=paramvalue , ... } ]
           [ { -diskString discovery_path
            { -diskGroupName diskgroup
             { -disk disk_path [-diskName disk]  |
              -diskList disk_list 
                  [-diskSize disk_size_MB] 
                  [-failuregroup failure_group] 
                  [-quorum|-noquorum]  }
           [ -redundancy { HIGH | NORMAL | EXTERNAL } ] } ]
           [-au_size value]
           [-compatible.asm value ]
           [-compatible.rdbms value ]
           [-compatible.advm value ] }

    To configure an Oracle ASM instance:

    Using asmca -silent -configureASM

    asmca -silent
              -diskString '/devices/disk*'
              –sysAsmPassword my_sysasm_password
              -asmsnmpPassword my_asmsnmp_passwd

    To configure parameters for a specified target instance:

    Using asmca -silent -configureParameter

    asmca -silent
            –sysAsmPassword my_sysasm_password

    To create disk groups in an Oracle ASM instance:

    Using asmca -silent -createDiskGroup

    $ asmca -silent -createDiskGroup
           -diskGroupName mynewdg
               -disk '/devices/diske*'
               -disk '/devices/diskk*'
           -redundancy NORMAL
           -au_size 64
           -compatible.asm ''
           -compatible.rdbms ''
           -compatible.advm ''
    DiskGroup mynewdg created successfully.

    To add disks to an existing disk group:

    Using asmca -silent -addDisk

    asmca -silent
              -diskGroupName mynewdg 
                 -disk '/devices/diskl1'
                 -disk '/devices/diskl2'
    Disks added successfully to diskgroup mynewdg.