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Hi, I am working in IT industry with having more than 10 year of experience, worked as an Oracle DBA with a Company and handling different databases like Oracle, SQL Server , DB2 etc Worked as a Development and Database Administrator.

Move the Oracle Grid Home location in Oracle Environment

Steps to move the Oracle Grid Home location in Oracle Environment

1. Login with root user, Stop CRS services.

cd /u01/app/12.2.0/grid/bin
./crsctl stop crs
./crsctl stop cluster

2. Login with grid user, shutdown or kill all the services running from Oracle grid existing home.

ps -ef


kill -9

3. Login as Grid user, deattch the grid home with following command.

/u01/app/12.2.0/grid/oui/bin/runInstaller -silent -waitforcompletion\
-detachHome ORACLE_HOME='/u01/app/12.2.0/grid' -local

4. Login as Root user, Copy the old grid binaries to new location.

mkdir /u01/app/12c
cp -pR /u01/app/12.2.0/grid /u01/app/12c

5. Login as Root user, Unlock the destination folder:

cd /u01/app/12c/grid/crs/install
rootcrs.sh -unlock -dstcrshome /u01/app/12c/grid

6. Root user, Relink and clone the new binaries oracle binaries.
Clone command asked for some parameters or you can pass directly

---Go to the path as old home and pass parameter as new home
cd rid_home/clone/bin
run the clone.pl

--On Linux System
perl clone.pl -silent ORACLE_BASE=/u01/app/oracle ORACLE_HOME=
/u01/app/12c/grid ORACLE_HOME_NAME=OraHome1Grid
INVENTORY_LOCATION=/u01/app/oraInventory LOCAL_NODE=node1 CRS=TRUE


-- On Window System:
perl clone.pl ORACLE_BASE=D:\u01\app\grid ORACLE_HOME=D:\u01\app\grid\12c
ORACLE_HOME_NAME=OraHome1Grid ORACLE_HOME_USER=Oracle_home_user_name
"LOCAL_NODE=node1" CRS=TRUE

7. From ROOT user, Run the following command after clone.pl prompt by clone.pl

run orainstRoot.sh and root.sh

8. From ROOT user, start up from new home location.

cd /u01/app/12c/grid/crs/install
# rootcrs.sh -move -dstcrshome /u01/app/12c/grid

9. If you doing it on RAC Environment then do this on every node.