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10gR2/11gR1: What Files To Backup In Oracle Clusterware (CRS) Installation (Doc ID 754369.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.Purpose

The purpose of this document is to help identify which files needs to be backed up in Oracle Clusterware (CRS) before you apply any patch or patchset that modifies the installation files.

The nature in which CRS operates on a particular operating system (OS) poses a requirement to understand what files control which part or component of CRS. For more details please consult <Note 556976.1>


This document will be useful to DBA in situations especially when CRS downgrade/removing option of patchset is not available, requiring restore of software files from backup for a backout operation.


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