When you create a Oracle Server database, you must configure it correctly to support Site Recovery Manager.

You create and configure an Oracle Server database for Site Recovery Manager by using the tools that Oracle Server provides.

This information provides the general steps that you must perform to configure an Oracle Server database for Site Recovery Manager. For instructions about how to perform the relevant steps, see the Oracle documentation.

  • When creating the database instance, specify UTF-8 encoding.

  • Grant the Site Recovery Manager database user account the connect, resource, create session privileges and permissions.

For information about database sizing, see the Sizing calculator for vCenter Site Recovery Manager databases - Oracle at http://www.vmware.com/products/site-recovery-manager/resource.html.