using db_file_name_convert for RMAN 32 to 64 bit conversion.

From: GS <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 20:49:22 GMT
Message-ID: <mDogl.8673$Db2.1883_at_edtnps83>

I'm a little confused about how this works, or if its just an option for what I want to do, which is, take a copy of a production database on windows 32 bit os and prepare it for windows x86 64 bit. Database is

So at RMAN prompt I put in:

RMAN> convert database new database '<newname>' 2> transport script 'f:\oracle\backup\10g64\transport.sql' 3> to platform 'Microsoft Windows x86 64-bit'

where <newname is what I want the database to be called on the 64 bit server.

The files exist in oracle\oradata\<dbname> files on d: and e: drives on source server, will be in same directory structure on new server with possibly different drives.

Do I need to use the db_file_name_convert param here? If so, how?

Searching tahiti on this but have found no clear directions yet..

anyone here done this?

thanks Received on Thu Jan 29 2009 - 14:49:22 CST

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