Cloning an 11g Oracle Home

This note describes the process of cloning an Oracle Home – in this case we are cloning a 11g Release 2 Oracle Home from source machine linux01 to target machine linux02.

On source (linux01)

ORACLE_HOME location is : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1

Go to directory on source machine one level higher and tar the db_home1 directory and all sub-directories

linux01:$ pwd

linux01:$ /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0  

linux01:$ tar -cvf 11gr2.tar dbhome_1

On Target (linux02)

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How to clone the Oracle software

Updated on June 2, 2021

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  1. Hi Gavin,

    Something to bear in mind is to create an Exclude File, in which you put “rubbish” like .log, .trc, .trm, .gz, etc., that make no sense in the cloned home. Can save time and disk.

    Like the blog.


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