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Re: rename a clustered node

From: LS Cheng <>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 19:00:06 +0200
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just found it, page 10-11 in Oracle Cluster administration guide

Note: Do not change a hostname after the Oracle Clusterware installation. This includes adding or deleting a domain qualification.

On 4/17/07, Kerber, Andrew W. <> wrote:
> We have another rac project going, and we are preparing to take it live
> in the next month or so. However, at the start of the project we named
> the nodes new-{nodename1} and new-{nodename2} (not the real names
> obviousely) and now we want to change the name of those nodes to just
> {nodename1} and {nodename2}. I put in a service request w/ oracle on
> how to change the names. Oracles response was to remove each node and
> add it under a new name. Well, the notes they give for taking a node
> out of a cluster involve completely uninstalling and removing the
> clusterware also.
> My question is, has anyone managed to successfully rename a clustered
> node without taking it out of the cluster and adding back in under a new
> name? Or at least without uninstalling clusterware? If so, how did you
> do it?
> Solaris 64
> Oracle 10gR2 Clusterware.
> Andrew W. Kerber
> Senior Oracle DBA
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