Cross-Platform Database Migration (across same endian) using RMAN backupset in 12c (Doc ID 2013540.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

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

Goal

Goal of this article is to help perform cross platform database migration between two operating system platforms belonging to the same endian format using 12c Cross-Platform Database Transport with rman backup sets.

For certain cross platform migration, direct restore and recovery from Rman backupset is possible. For these platforms, you can directly perform RMAN duplication (active or backup-based) or RMAN restore/recover without any conversion.  Please refer the below document for information about the same:

<Note 1079563.1> RMAN DUPLICATE/RESTORE/RECOVER Mixed Platform Support

The goal of this document is to explain cross platform database migration between Solaris Operating System (x86-64) and Microsoft Windows x86 64-bit which is not covered under mixed platform support document 1079563.1.

Solution

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