02-14-2011 08:12 AM
I am going to upgrade our Itanium 11.23 to 11.31
1.We have 2 no'ssystem (rx6600 )running on HP unix 11.23,itscurrently running 2 node cluster setup.
2.We are plan to migrate Hp unix 11.23 to 11.31 and oracle database 10g R2 to oracle 11 g R2.
3.I am not familer on the version migration , so please some one help send a proper step and before migrationg the OS.( because this is live project).
4.Its fully configured DP backup.
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02-14-2011 09:03 AM - last edited on 09-19-2011 01:33 PM by Kevin_Paul
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02-14-2011 09:54 AM
my experience with updating versions is a 50% success rate.
double check Oracle's recommendation, it is probably the same.
Having your current environment to quickly fall back to is worth it weight in gold.
02-14-2011 10:15 AM
What are the steps in cold backup...
Oracle 11g R2 (64 bit) 18.104.22.168
HP HP-UX 11i v3 (B.11.31) Itanium and its saying below message..
[ HP HP-UX 11i v3 (B.11.31) Itanium
Mandatory Open Network Computing (ONC) plus version ONCplus B.11.31.08. ]
Database no problem ... we have oracle metalink 24 hour online support plus..
The problem is OS only .. becaz we,don't have any stand by system...
02-14-2011 10:40 AM
Backup or install?
You need to make sure you have backup of all of the non-OS files on your system. That could be separate for Oracle and your other files with DP.
You need to make sure you have licenses for your 11.31 versions of all the software you need.
Then you do your cold install from the media. Then restore from your backups, excluding the OS and system files.
02-15-2011 12:49 PM
This may not be too helpful if you are going to coldload. I.e. there are a whole bunch of files that you do NOT want to restore because they are 11.23 specific.
It may be easier to use DP to backup the directories you want to restore.
I.e. the user interface for DP may be easier than using mt(1) and pax(1) repeatably to restore files.