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I installed oracle 10g on a new server without creating a database.
I have taken a cold copy of our database from the old server and copied it to the new server.
I haven't done this for several years and I don't remember the steps to bring the database up on the new server.
None of the Oracle services are running.
Can someone point me in the right direction?
Services? So that means Windows?
Do you have controlfiles and init files?
You don't have RMAN?
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Pl also identify the exact Oracle and OS versions on the old and new servers. If they are exactly the same, were any patches (OS or Oracle) that were applied to the old server, also applied to the new server ? The solution will largely depend on this information.