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Migrating IPv4 to IPv6 on Exadata Database Machine (Doc ID 2056690.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.2.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The procedure in this document supports the changing of IP addresses on an Oracle Exadata Database Machine system from IPv4 to IPv6 on the management network, client access network, or both networks. Importantly, system hostnames and domain name changes are not handled by this procedure.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Assumptions
 Preparation procedures
 If the NTP, DNS, or Time Zone is to be changed
 Management Network Change
 Database node OS Reconfiguration
 Oracle Grid Infrastructure Reconfiguration
 Storage Cell Reconfiguration
 InfiniBand Switch reconfiguration
 Cisco Ethernet switch reconfiguration
 Power Distribution Unit (PDU) reconfiguration
 Client Access Network Change - IPv6 only
 Gather information for new addresses
 Procedure on Database nodes
 Client Access Network Change - IPv4 + IPv6 together
 Gather information for new addresses
 Procedure on Database nodes
 Private Network Change
References

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