How to use createGoldImage For Cloning in 19c

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The clone.pl script has been deprecated – Database Upgrade Guide: Deprecation of clone.pl Script

To clone Oracle software, use createGoldImage and then install the software as usual.

DEMO for DB:

Source: /u01/app/oracle/product/19.0.0/dbhome_1
Target: /u01/app/oracle/product/19.0.0/dbhome_2

[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 ~]$ ls -l /u01/app/oracle/product/19.0.0/dbhome_2/
total 0

[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 ~]$ $ORACLE_HOME/runInstaller -createGoldImage -destinationLocation /u01/app/oracle/product/19.0.0/dbhome_2 -silent
Launching Oracle Database Setup Wizard...

[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 ~]$ ls -l /u01/app/oracle/product/19.0.0/dbhome_2/
total 3069584
-rw-r--r--. 1 oracle oinstall 3143250100 Oct 29 13:09 db_home_2019-10-29_12-59-52PM.zip

[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 ~]$ cd /u01/app/oracle/product/19.0.0/dbhome_2/
[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 dbhome_2]$ unzip -qo db_home_2019-10-29_12-59-52PM.zip

[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 dbhome_2]$ ls -ld *
drwxr-xr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 102 Oct 2 00:06 addnode
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 20 Oct 2 00:35 admin
drwxr-xr-x. 6 oracle oinstall 4096 Apr 17 2019 apex
drwxr-xr-x. 9 oracle oinstall 93 Apr 17 2019 assistants
drwxr-xr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 8192 Oct 29 13:00 bin
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 87 Oct 2 00:06 clone
drwxr-xr-x. 6 oracle oinstall 55 Apr 17 2019 crs
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 18 Apr 17 2019 css
drwxr-xr-x. 11 oracle oinstall 4096 Apr 17 2019 ctx
drwxr-xr-x. 7 oracle oinstall 71 Apr 17 2019 cv
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 20 Apr 17 2019 data
-rw-r--r--. 1 oracle oinstall 3143250100 Oct 29 13:09 db_home_2019-10-29_12-59-52PM.zip
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 19 Apr 17 2019 dbjava
drwxr-xr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 66 Oct 29 12:35 dbs
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 2 00:06 deinstall
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 20 Apr 17 2019 demo
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 20 Apr 17 2019 diagnostics
drwxr-xr-x. 13 oracle oinstall 4096 Apr 17 2019 dmu
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 30 Apr 17 2019 drdaas
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 19 Apr 17 2019 dv
-rw-r--r--. 1 oracle oinstall 852 Aug 18 2015 env.ora
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 18 Apr 17 2019 has
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 41 Apr 17 2019 hs
drwxr-xr-x. 10 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 29 13:08 install
drwxr-xr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 29 Apr 17 2019 instantclient
drwxr-x---. 13 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 29 13:00 inventory
drwxr-xr-x. 8 oracle oinstall 82 Oct 29 13:00 javavm
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 35 Apr 17 2019 jdbc
drwxr-xr-x. 6 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 29 13:00 jdk
drwxr-xr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 8 20:23 jlib
drwxr-xr-x. 10 oracle oinstall 4096 Apr 17 2019 ldap
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 12288 Oct 29 13:00 lib
drwxr-x---. 2 oracle oinstall 6 Oct 2 00:10 log
drwxr-xr-x. 9 oracle oinstall 98 Apr 17 2019 md
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 31 Apr 17 2019 mgw
drwxr-xr-x. 10 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 29 13:00 network
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 46 Apr 17 2019 nls
drwxr-xr-x. 8 oracle oinstall 101 Apr 17 2019 odbc
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 42 Apr 17 2019 olap
drwxr-x---. 14 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 2 00:06 OPatch
drwxr-xr-x. 7 oracle oinstall 65 Apr 17 2019 opmn
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 34 Apr 17 2019 oracore
drwxr-xr-x. 6 oracle oinstall 52 Apr 17 2019 ord
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 66 Apr 17 2019 ords
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 19 Apr 17 2019 oss
drwxr-xr-x. 8 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 2 00:06 oui
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 33 Apr 17 2019 owm
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 39 Apr 17 2019 perl
drwxr-xr-x. 6 oracle oinstall 78 Apr 17 2019 plsql
drwxr-xr-x. 6 oracle oinstall 56 Oct 29 13:00 precomp
drwxr-xr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 26 Apr 17 2019 QOpatch
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 52 Apr 17 2019 R
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 29 Apr 17 2019 racg
drwxr-xr-x. 15 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 29 13:00 rdbms
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 21 Apr 17 2019 relnotes
-rwx------. 1 oracle oinstall 549 Oct 2 00:06 root.sh
-rwx------. 1 oracle oinstall 786 Apr 17 2019 root.sh.old
-rw-r-----. 1 oracle oinstall 10 Apr 17 2019 root.sh.old.1
-rwx------. 1 oracle oinstall 638 Apr 18 2019 root.sh.old.2
-rw-r-----. 1 oracle oinstall 10 Apr 17 2019 root.sh.old.3
-rwxr-x---. 1 oracle oinstall 1783 Mar 8 2017 runInstaller
-rw-r--r--. 1 oracle oinstall 2927 Oct 14 2016 schagent.conf
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 4096 Apr 17 2019 sdk
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 18 Apr 17 2019 slax
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 41 Apr 17 2019 sqldeveloper
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 17 Apr 17 2019 sqlj
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 4096 Oct 8 20:22 sqlpatch
drwxr-xr-x. 6 oracle oinstall 53 Oct 2 00:05 sqlplus
drwxr-xr-x. 6 oracle oinstall 54 Apr 17 2019 srvm
drwxr-xr-x. 5 oracle oinstall 45 Oct 29 13:00 suptools
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 35 Apr 17 2019 ucp
drwxr-xr-x. 4 oracle oinstall 31 Apr 17 2019 usm
drwxr-xr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 33 Apr 17 2019 utl
drwxr-xr-x. 3 oracle oinstall 19 Apr 17 2019 wwg
drwxr-x---. 7 oracle oinstall 69 Apr 17 2019 xdk
[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 dbhome_2]$

DEMO for GI:

Source: /u01/app/19.0.0/grid
Target: /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5

[root@ol7-19-rac1 ~]# mkdir -p /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5
[root@ol7-19-rac1 ~]# chmod 775 /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5
[root@ol7-19-rac1 ~]# chown oracle:oinstall /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5
[root@ol7-19-rac1 ~]# ls -ld /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5/
drwxrwxr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 6 Oct 29 13:15 /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5/

[root@ol7-19-rac1 ~]# cd /u01/app/19.0.0/grid/log
[root@ol7-19-rac1 log]# chmod 775 -R ol7-19-rac1/ procwatcher/
[root@ol7-19-rac1 log]# ls -l
total 4
drwxr-xr-x. 2 oracle oinstall 6 Oct 1 23:44 crs
drwxr-x---. 4 oracle oinstall 57 Oct 1 23:50 diag
drwxrwxr-x. 20 root oinstall 4096 Oct 1 23:47 ol7-19-rac1
drwxrwxr-x. 3 root root 66 Oct 25 15:08 procwatcher
[root@ol7-19-rac1 log]#

[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 ~]$ echo $ORACLE_HOME
/u01/app/19.0.0/grid
[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 ~]$ $ORACLE_HOME/gridSetup.sh -creategoldimage -destinationlocation /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5 -silent
Launching Oracle Grid Infrastructure Setup Wizard...

Successfully Setup Software.
Gold Image location: /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5/grid_home_2019-10-29_04-36-47PM.zip

[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 ~]$ ll /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5/*
-rw-r--r--. 1 oracle oinstall 4426495995 Oct 29 16:46 /u01/app/19.0.0/grid5/grid_home_2019-10-29_04-36-47PM.zip
[oracle@ol7-19-rac1 ~]$

In summary, creategoldimage is the new standard for cloning Oracle Homes since clone.pl has been deprecated.

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