How to Upgrade to 12c Grid Infrastructure if OCR or Voting File is on Raw/Block Device (Doc ID 1572925.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Oracle 12c deprecated raw device, it's impossible to upgrade to 12c Grid Infrastructure if OCR or Voting File is on raw or block device.

This note provides high level steps to upgrade to 12c GI if existing pre-12c clusterware OCR or Voting File is on raw or block devices.

Solution

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