Take the 2-minute tour ×
Database Administrators Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for database professionals who wish to improve their database skills and learn from others in the community. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a client who recently was forced to reformat and reinstall Windows Server 2008 R2. Their ORACLE_HOME (Oracle 11g) and all of the data was located on a D: drive that was not reformatted. Can I associate this pre-existing ORACLE_HOME with Windows, or do I need to reinstall?

I'm thinking that all I should need to do is add the missing registry entries, recreate the listener, and use oradim to recreate the system service. If this would work, am I missing anything?

share|improve this question
    
I went ahead and reinstalled, but I'd still like to know for future reference since this could save a tremendous amount of time if it can be done. –  Stuporman Feb 12 at 18:21

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.