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Restore as single instance DB and convert to RAC DB !!!

On February 26, 2013, Posted by , In ORACLE, By , , With No Comments

For this article, we have taken a RMAN backup of an existing 10g RAC database. There is another 10g RAC cluster on which we will restore this backup. We will restore RMAN backup as single Instance database and then convert it to RAC database by adding instances to the cluster configuration. Similarly, you…

Change Existing Hostnames in 10g RAC cluster !!!

Recently we wanted to upgrade an Oracle 10g (10.2.0.5) RAC database having ASM storage to higher version i.e. Oracle 11gR2 (11.2.0.3). While checking the prechecks for the upgradation, we noticed that the 10g RAC Cluster was configured using the hostnames having ‘_’ in their names. The private and virtual hostnames were…