RE: 8i to 9i Client migration

  • From: "Boivin, Patrice J" <BoivinP@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Oracle-L <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 08:25:59 -0400

I'll throw this in...

If using ODBC on Win32 clients, remember to install the Windows Interfaces
on the client.

Patrice.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bryan Wells [mailto:bunjibry@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: January 26, 2005 7:07 PM
To: Jared Still
Cc: Oracle-L
Subject: Re: 8i to 9i Client migration


yes... ODBC is involved, I thought those (ODBC and JDBC) came bundled
with the patch?  im green so please excuse my ignorance.



On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 10:45:58 -0800, Jared Still <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Some things to consider:
> 
> Do the applicatoins care which version of the client they are on?
> 
> Is ODBC used?  If so, proceed with caution.  Test the apps with the
> newer version.  There are also newer versions of ODBC available
> on OTN for both 8i and 9i.  Some apps are picky about ODBC versions.
> 
> If you have a test box to work with, it's easy to test.
> 
> Just install 9i, copy the 8i_home/network/admin/*.ora files to
> 9i_home/network/admin,
> use the ORACLE_HOME tool to set the current Oracle home.
> 
> Change any app dependent registry entries that may point to the 8i home.
> 
> Is java required?  If so, you're on your own there.
> 
> Test the app(s).
> 
> HTH
> 
> Jared
> 
> 
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 12:26:38 -0700, Bryan Wells <bunjibry@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
> > i have 2 clients still running 8170 on w2k boxes and want to patch up
> > to coincide with the 9205 server instances. are there any documents
> > that could be reviewed for accomplishing this migration. doesnt seem
> > like it would be too difficult becuase they are clients, but thought i
> > would get some advice from the experts first.
> >
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> 
> 
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> Jared Still
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> 


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