Below are steps to move or rename controlfile to a new location(Mount point or diskgroup).

In ORACLE RAC:(Move from +ORACLDG diskgroup to +DATA diskgroup)

1. Get the current control_file location

2. Set the new location of controlfile:

3. start the database in nomount stage:

4. Restore controlfile to new location:

5. restart the database:

6. Check the control_file again:

FOR STANDALONE DB(SINGLE INSTANCE DB):

Follow below steps if controlfile resides inside file system(Move from /u01 mount point to /u03 )

1. Get the current control_file location

2. Set the new location of controfile:

3. start the database in nomount stage:

4. Restore controlfile to new location:

5. restart the database:

6. Check the control_file again: