How to clear Exadata Storage Alerts
There are times you need to clear Exadata storage alerts. Its very important that you investigate and resolve the issue before clearing any storage alers. Additionally, you want to make a note of storage alert before you clear that alert. You can follow below steps to clear storage alert on one or all storage cells
- Login to cellcli utility
[root@cell01 ~]# cellcli CellCLI: Release 126.96.36.199.0 - Production on Wed Jun 1 11:32:16 BST 2016 Copyright (c) 2007, 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
- List Exadata Storage Alerts
CellCLI> list alerthistory 45_1 2015-01-30T07:12:25+01:00 critical "ORA-00700: soft internal error, arguments: [main_21], , [Not enough open file descriptors], , , , , , , , , " 45_2 2015-02-16T13:11:55+01:00 critical "RS-700 [No IP found in Exadata config file] [Check cellinit.ora]          " 46_1 2015-10-20T19:43:44+01:00 critical "Configuration check discovered the following problems: Verify network configuration: 46_2 2015-10-20T19:43:44+01:00 clear "The configuration check was successful."
- Validate cell configuration
CellCLI> alter cell validate configuration Cell exceladm01 successfully alteredIf there are no errors returned, all problems are resolved. If this is the case, you can clear all relevant event logs with the command in the next step.
- Drop all Storage alerts
CellCLI> drop alerthistory all Alert 45_1 successfully dropped Alert 45_2 successfully dropped
- List storage alerts to validate they are gone
CellCLI> list alerthistory CellCLI> exit quitting
- Repeat above steps on all storage cells