Re: Upgrading from 10g to 11g on Windows

  • From: Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: peter.schauss@xxxxxxx, Oracle L <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 13:08:53 -0700 (PDT)

I don't believe you will be able to use DBUA in this situation (I've not tried, 
so this is just a guess based on what I know).
You will probably have to do a manual upgrade in this case.
As already suggested, an expdp/impdp might be a good solution too.


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----- Original Message ----
From: "Schauss, Peter (IT Solutions)" <peter.schauss@xxxxxxx>
To: Oracle L <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 1:46:55 PM
Subject: Upgrading from 10g to 11g on Windows

I am getting ready to upgrade some small instances of to on a new server.  My plan is to copy cold backups from the
old server to the new one where I have already installed 11g.  The
instructions for using DBUA assume that you are upgrading an existing
server where the Windows services for the instances already exist which
will not be the case for the approach that I am taking.  How do I get
DBUA to recognize my copied databases?

Peter Schauss

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