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How to Reinstall Oracle Grid Infrastructure Without Disturbing RDBMS Installation (Doc ID 1276975.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
Linux x86-64
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


The goal of this document is to provide a step by step approach to re-install Oracle 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure (for environments where Oracle Clusterware files are stored in ASM) without affecting the RDBMS Installations and configured databases.

Note:  If your Oracle Cluster Registry (OCR) and Voting disk (VD) files are contained in the same ASM diskgroup as your data, please be EXTREMELY careful when executing these steps to avoid potential data loss.



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