How to rename the hostname in RAC

(Doc ID 2341779.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

Often, the host names or node names of the nodes in a cluster need to be changed, so this document provides a supported procedure to change the host names or node names in 12.1 and higher version.
Please note that the steps in here works only if the cluster has multiple nodes.

On Oracle Restart (SIHA) environment where only one node is running, please use the steps in
How to change Hostname / IP for a Grid Infrastructure Oracle Restart Standalone Configuration (SIHA) <Document 1552810.1>

Solution

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