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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerHA for AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 1, 2016

Add possibility to adjust shutdown command on Oracle database smart assist

We have a Oracle database configured with SmartAssist for Oracle. Now we have found out that in this specific case it would be better to shutdown oracle with shutdown abort instead of shutdown immediate. I have noticed that shutdown command is included in SmartAssist scripts and it is not possible to modify in supported way.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Jun 13, 2019

    .This feature has been implemented in PowerHA 7.2.3.

    please refer to the following Doc links for more details:

  • Guest
    Jun 2, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #89274 in product PowerHA.