Overview

This type allows you to manage your ASM Directories.

Like the other Oracle types, it’s not mandatory to specify a SID here. In that case it will use the ora_setting entry for ASM with the default property set to true If you do specify a SID it must be an ASM sid. Most of the times, this is +ASM

ora_asm_directory {'+DATA/DIR/SUBDIR@+ASM':
  ensure          => 'present',
  path            => '+DATA/DIR/SUBDIR'
}

Attributes

Attribute Name Short Description
asm_path The directory name.
asm_sid ASM SID to connect to.
ensure The basic property that the resource should be in.
name The name of the ora_asm_directory including SID.
provider resource.
recurse automatically created.

asm_path

The directory name.

This is a required String parameter that is part of the title of the raw_resource.

ora_asm_directory { '+DATA/DIR/SUBDIR@+ASM1':
  ...
  asm_path    => '+DATA/DIR/SUBDIR',
  ...
}

In this example, the RECODG is de diskgroup name. Diskgroup names will always be uppercased by Puppet. This means in Puppet you can use either lower, upper or mixed case. In Oracle, it will be always be an upper case string.

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asm_sid

ASM SID to connect to.

All types have a name like resource@sid. The sid is optional. If you don’t specify the sid, the type will use the ASM instance from the /etc/ora_settings.yaml with the name default_asm. We advise you to either use @sid in all your manifests or leave it empty everywhere.

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ensure

The basic property that the resource should be in.

Valid values are present, absent.

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name

The name of the ora_asm_directory including SID.

ora_asm_directory { '+DATA/DIR/SUBDIR@+ASM1':
  ...
}

The SID is optional. When you don’t specify an SID, Puppet will take the ASM instance from ora_setting with property default set to true and use that as the SID. We recomend you to always use a full qualified name (e.g. a name including the SID) or not do it at all.

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provider

The specific backend to use for this ora_asm_directory resource. You will seldom need to specify this — Puppet will usually discover the appropriate provider for your platform.Available providers are:

simple
Manage ASM Directories in an Oracle Database via regular SQL

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recurse

When you set this value to true, this ASM directory and all parent directories will be automatically created.

Valid values are true, false, yes, no, true, false.

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