Dec 14, 2013, 11:35 AM
Post #30 of 32
Re: [BillKSmith] ASM Reclamation Utility (ASRU)
[In reply to]
Now, I believe that you and FishMonger are right.
Based on what I've explained from the beginning, that the hole story is about reclaiming an space which was used by Oracle in thin provisioning storage, after eliminating data, and tablespaces, considering that the only feasible solution is taking advantage of ASRU utility.
And again based on what is inside the "read me" file:
"This package contains three files other than the README namely ASRU, ASRU.pl
and zerofill. All these files should be in same directory.
ASRU is a shell script wrapper for ASRU.pl. It calls ASRU.pl with appropriate
ASRU.pl has the code that does the necessary actions to reclaim the allocated
but unused space. It calls the zerofill script with appropriate arguements
zerofill script takes the power, name of the disks and ranges to be zeroed as
arguements. It writes zeroes using the 'dd' command. This script can be
Considering this fact that unfortunately I'm forced to use Windows as the OS for the Oracle database...
As the last question for now, do you guys want to tell me that there is no way out to run and execute these codes in Windows?
Is it what you are trying to conclude?