How to Migrate a Set of Replicated OID 11g Nodes to a Higher OID Version and/or Different Hardware? (Doc ID 1626677.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Existing Oracle Internet Directory (OID) replicated environment with two nodes, for example:

Node1:
Host: oidnode01 - 11.1.1.5.0
Database: db01 - 11.2.0.2

Node2:
Host: oidnode02 - 11.1.1.5.0
Database: db02 - 11.2.0.2

Trying to migrate to the latest OID version 11.1.1.7 and DataBase (DB) to 11.2.0.3 with the same configuration, while maybe also moving to better hardware.

Can the new version OID/DB be installed in the new location and then replication bootstrap be used to load all the entries from 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.1.7.0?

There are custom schema attributes and objectclasses, and the data is mostly tnsnames entries in different realms, but there are user and group entries also, about ~250k entries in total.

No other applications or products are nor will be integrated with OID.

What is the safest and easiest way to migrate in this scenario?


Note: Using replication may not be the best approach due to some of the documented rules:

Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Internet Directory 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) Part Number E10029-06
Chapter 40 Setting Up Replication
Section 40.1.7 Rules for Configuring LDAP-Based Replication
 

Solution

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