Dbclone Console uses Left mouse click
to open a tree nodes and right click for selecting an operation.
Operations such as Cloning/Refresh/Migrating are performed by
selecting the corresponding node in the tree shown on the left
panel of console. Expand each node to select the desired
For example to migrate a database
as shown in the console picture "MIGRATE’ under oracle home /opt/d09/ORA816/app/oracle/8.1.6 on server “missun2”, navigate the tree starting with “Migrate
this Database” node until the source database is located.
Click on the source database
“MIGRATE” to start the migrate process. You will be asked
to select the target oracle home into which you want to migrate the
database, enter the target database SID, select the cloning method
(online/offline) and migrate level (directory/file). Click on
Proceed button to go the next step.
The second step displays
information about the source and target database. If the information
displayed is correct, click on Proceed button to continue or Cancel
modify/abort the process.
This step shows the location of
source data files, suggested location of target data files, required
disk space and available disk space on target host. Location of target data files
can be changed, if required. Click on Approve to continue
or click on cancel button to go back.
Fourth step of Cloning process
displays the parameters of target database’s initialization file (initXXXX.ora).
By default the parameters are same as the source database’s
parameters. The target parameters can be modified if required. Click on Proceed
button to start the actual cloning process.
Ready to Migrate:
The ready to Migrate message allows to
start the migrate right away or schedule the migration for
DbClone provides a final message window and
summarizes the exact nature of the operation selected. It provided the warning
messages to operators to take certain actions before proceeding. This is an non
stop operation and cannot be stopped if started.