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12.2 RDBMS Home Cloning In RAC (Doc ID 2508355.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 29, 2020

Applies to:

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


Clone command used in 12.1 successfully.

$ORACLE_HOME/perl/bin/perl $ORACLE_HOME/clone/bin/ –O -silent -force ORACLE_HOME=/opt/oracle/product/12.1.0/racdb12. ORACLE_BASE="/opt/oracle" CLUSTER_NODES={Nodedb01,Nodedb02} ...

Same command in 12.2 is not working.

$ORACLE_HOME/perl/bin/perl $ORACLE_HOME/clone/bin/ -silent ORACLE_HOME=/opt/oracle/product/12.2.0/racdb12. ORACLE_BASE="/opt/oracle" CLUSTER_NODES={Nodedb01,Nodedb02} ...
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 500 MB. Actual 215882 MB Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 500 MB. Actual 32767 MB Passed
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2019-02-11_01-05-59PM. Please wait ...[INS-04010] Repetition of command line argument is not supported: CLUSTER_NODES=Nodedb02 .

For Oracle 12.2, the script does not allow the CLUSTER_NODES parameter as in previous releases.

[INS-04010] Repetition of the command line argument is not supported: CLUSTER_NODES=Nodedb02


The command works without CLUSTER_NODES parameter but then again the binaries are not RAC enabled

You may see the below errors while creating a database from this home after you run the clone command without CLUSTER_NODES parameter.

[FATAL] [DBT-10601] (Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) database) cannot be created in the current Oracle home.
CAUSE: Oracle home is not RAC enabled.


 12.2 script allows the cluster_nodes to be specified, but more than one node cannot be specified.


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