How to change the host name from uppercase to lowercase (correct one) in central inventory in RAC environment

(Doc ID 1965489.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2018

Applies to:

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


1. opatch lsinventory shows one node in uppercase (incorrect one) and the other node in lowercase (correct one)

$ opatch lsinventory

Oracle Grid Infrastructure 11g                             

There are 1 product(s) installed in this Oracle Home.

There are no Interim patches installed in this Oracle Home.

Rac system comprising of multiple nodes
Local node = rac1 
Remote node = RAC2                   <<<<< Uppercase, incorrect one.


2. From the central inventory, it shows an uppercase hostname.

$ cat /u01/app/oraInventory/ContentsXML/inventory.xml


<HOME NAME="Ora11g_gridinfrahome1" LOC="/apps/oracle/product/" TYPE="O" IDX="1" CRS="true">
     <NODE NAME="rac1"/>
     <NODE NAME="RAC2"/>                           <<<<< Upper-case, incorrect one.




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