This note is about migrating a non-Linux eBS system, 12.1.3 to OCI, using the transportable tablespace method, as detailed in the MOS 2473448.1
This method is suitable for production-like environments, unlike the vision demo system which proved to be impossible to migrate using this method, the number of transportation violation being very large.
#1 Prepare the source apps tier according to this note. This include a few apps patches to be applied.
#2 Prepare the target dbsystem according to this note.
#3 Prepare the target compute according to this note.
#4 Execute the database migration.
#5 Execute the middle tier conversion.
This step should fail with the following error. This error can be ignored.