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Oracle 11g R1/R2 Real Application Clusters Essentials by Syed Jaffer Hussain, Ben Prusinski

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Converting a single-instance database to an RAC database

As we have already completed the conversion testing in the previous example, it is now time to move on to the actual conversion. To do this, we first need to modify the Convert Verify = "NO" option that bypasses the verification steps. In the ConvertToRAC.xml input file, use the following example to perform the conversion:

$ORA_DB_HOME/bin/rconfig $ORA_DB_HOME/assistants/rconfig/sampleXMLS/ConvertToRAC.xml

Once this command is executed from the local server, Oracle skips the verification steps and immediately starts the conversion operation as follows:

Converting Database RACNVT to Cluster Database. Target Oracle Home : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.1.0/db_1. Setting Data Files and Control Files ...

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