Re: while I'm here...

From: Matthias Hoys <>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 01:20:57 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <10148690.428.1331198457455.JavaMail.geo-discussion-forums_at_vbze11>

On Thursday, March 8, 2012 2:04:14 AM UTC+1, Noons wrote:
> On Mar 7, 3:28 pm, Fred Pierce <> wrote:
> > On Tue, 6 Mar 2012 16:20:31 -0800 (PST), Noons <> wrote:
> > >... does anyone have any wisdom/advice on how to migrate an Apex 4.01 installation from 10gr2 db to 11gr2 db?
> >
> > ...
> >
> > I've been doing that only my 10gR2 Apex is 4.0. I started with a fresh install of 4.01 on the 11g server, then datapump 11g to
> > export using a db link to the 10g machine. Then yes, manually exporting and importing the workspaces and apps. I only have a few so
> > it hasn't been a bother and so far no problems with it.
> >
> > Moving to new machines and cleaning up at the same time.
> Thanks for the feedback, folks. Turns out this is what we need to do
> as well.
> Basically, we've Apex-exported all workspaces and apps. Then I created
> an empty skeleton db, to which I added all db data from
> schemas with data pump, except for the APEX_040100 one.
> Then I installed 4.01 from scratch and we Apex-imported the workspaces
> and apps one by one by hand. RPITA, but at least it works and we have
> an operational system.
> One snag that is common with 11g: the ACLs threw us out for a while as
> the default is to lock everything down. All it needed was to go in as
> APEX_040100 (account is locked after install!) and open up the ACLs
> using the install guide "open doors" script.
> Here it is anyway for anyone who hits the same problem when upgrading.

You probably also need the FLOWS_FILES schema. There is one table in that schema which stores the uploaded images and js scripts and such.

Matthias Received on Thu Mar 08 2012 - 03:20:57 CST

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