EBS Cloning requests are done everytime for testing and development purposes and it is most common task of Apps DBA.
While cloning EBS, we will clone both Oracle database and EBS application. For this reason, it is necessary to carry out separate tasks on both sides. I’ll explain all tasks step by step sharing scripts and their outputs.
Oracle EBS Cloning steps are as follows.
Running Pre-Clone on the Source Apps Tier and DB Tier
Backup Full database and Archivelogs via RMAN
Copy Some Application Tier directories from Source to Target
Copy Oracle database Home and backups from Source to Target
Configure and start Oracle Instance on Target
Duplicate & Restore and Recover database and open clone database on Target
Run Post Clone Steps on Target Database Server ( DB Tier )
Run Post Clone Steps on Target Application Server ( Apps Tier )
Run Pre-Clone on the Target Apps Tier for Creating Patch edition
Copy EBSpps directory from Run edition to patch edition on Target Application server
Run Post Clone on Patch Edition of Target Application server
Start EBS Clone Environment