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How to Move/Recreate GI Management Repository (GIMR / MGMTDB) to Different Shared Storage (Diskgroup, CFS or NFS etc) (Doc ID 1589394.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This note outlines the steps to move 12.1 GIMR (Grid Infrastructure Management Repository) to a different shared storage. 

For 12.2, refer to: Doc ID 2065175.1 - MDBUtil: GI Management Repository configuration tool, to create GIMR or move its database files to a different disk group. Procedure from this note still applies to delete existing mgmtdb and create new mgmtdb in 12.2.

 

This procedure will NOT preserve Management Database contents. To back up manually in text format, as grid user on any node: 

 

Solution

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