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 NOVEMBER 03, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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:
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