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Move an entire instance [message #385255] Sun, 08 February 2009 09:50 Go to next message
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I actually have a server with two instances, one on disk D, and one on disk E:

I've added a disk F, that's twice as D, and I'd like to move the whole instance from D to F.

What is the correct procedure?

Thanks in advance

Re: Move an entire instance [message #385256 is a reply to message #385255] Sun, 08 February 2009 09:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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One way would be use softlinks after copying files.
ln -s realdir olddir
Re: Move an entire instance [message #385258 is a reply to message #385255] Sun, 08 February 2009 10:08 Go to previous message
Michel Cadot
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The easiest and safest way is, I think, to duplicate the database using RMAN:

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