Cloning an 11gR2 Oracle Home from source machine PROD to target machine TEST.
On source (PROD):ORACLE_HOME location is : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1
Go to directory on source machine one level higher and tar the db_home1 directory and all sub-directories
On Target (TEST)
Create the directory /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0 if it does not exist
scp or ftp the tar file to this location on the target machine
Uncompress the tar file
Clone the Oracle Home using the perl script clone.pl which is located under the $ORACLE_HOME/clone/bin
Run the root.sh script as root# pwd
We can now check that the OraInventory has been updated with the 11g Release 2 Oracle Home details.