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move a database from one server to another

Neo-bFeb 27 2012 — edited Mar 8 2012
Hello All,

I am using Oracle 11g R2 on Oracle Enterprise Linux 32 bit.
I have 2 servers , LinuxActive and LinuxPassive. I am trying to dismount the file system of the datafiles and control files ... from one server and mount it on the other.
I previously opened a thread here concerning this subject and reached a result that it can be done, now i have questions about the details.

I have installed Oracle software on both servers where ORACLE_BASE is /u01/app/oracle and ORACLE_HOME is /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/db_1 on both servers.
I created an orcl database on LinuxActive where all its datafiles, control files, redo logs, flash_recovery_area is on a disk group mounted under /oradata.
I want to dismount /oradata from LinuxActive and mount it to LinuxPassive and start up the orcl database from LinuxPassive instead of LinuxActive.
I may need to revert back /oradata to LinuxActive.

What steps should I do? should I migrate my spfile also to /oradata?
Should I create an orcl database on LinuxPassive?
Do I start up my database like i do when i build an Oracle dataguard database ? from a pfile of the old database?


Edited by: NB on Feb 27, 2012 5:25 PM
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