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How to Move RAC Database to New ORACLE_HOME Location (Doc ID 2117136.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


The purpose of this document is to provide information about Step by Step to move RAC database to new ORACLE_HOME location.


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 0)  Create a backup of the ORACLE_HOME (database binaries)
 1)  Confirm the current RAC database ORACLE_HOME path
 2) stop orcl database
 3) Update the inventory to detach the RAC database ORACLE_HOME
 3-1) Confirm RAC database ORACLE_HOME in inventory
 3-2) Run the appropriate detachHome command to remove the current ORACLE_HOME from the inventory
 3-3) Confirm that the RAC database ORACLE_HOME was removed from the inventory
 4) Move (clone) RAC database ORACLE_HOME to new location
 4-1) Use the mv command to move RAC database ORACLE_HOME to new location
 4-2) Run clone in new RAC database ORACLE_HOME
 4-3) run according to the output of above
 4-4) Confirm that the new RAC database ORACLE_HOME was registered in inventory
 5) Update environment variables, such as $ORACLE_HOME etc. to reflect the new RAC database ORACLE_HOME path
 6) Start database
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