• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 1370
  • Last Modified:

How to clone Oracle client and Oracle ODBC set up to another machine?

I have one server A, it has Oracle 9 client and Oracle ODBC driver installed. Now I need to install the identical Oracle client and Oracle ODBC driver on another machine B. What is the best strategy? One easy way I could think of is:
Copy these two directories in machine A to machine B:
D:\oracle\ora92\*.*
C:\Program Files\Oracle

And export the registry setting in machine A to machine B (will this affect other registry settings in machine B?)

Is this a 100% correct solution? Is there anything missing here? Of course, I can find an Oracle 9i installation CD, but still a lot of work to do to copy registry settings, manually set up ODBC connections, etc. to machine B. I appreciate it if there is any easy and safe solution to just copy files from machine A to machine B.



0
heyday2004
Asked:
heyday2004
2 Solutions
 
ajexpertCommented:

Playing with windows registry is dicey unless you are expert.

You can download Oracle drivers from Oracle site, and set up ODBC connection.

I believe this will not take much time and safest way to do
0
 
DavidSenior Oracle Database AdministratorCommented:
My advice-  the tried and true best practice is to use the Oracle Installer on each client.  Remember you have environment variables and services required as well.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now