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How To Patch Or Upgrade Standalone Database Using Fleet Maintenance (Doc ID 2434260.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 12.1.0.8.0 to 13.3.1.0.0 [Release 12.1 to 13.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

Fleet Maintenance is a centralized mechanism for Patching/Upgrading of Oracle homes and maintain consistency. Fleet Maintenance allows Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control administrators to patch database, Oracle Restart or Grid Infrastructure with minimal downtime.Fleet maintenance uses the Out of Place Patching option. Also this can be done only via emcli verb and there is no GUI option available.

Scope

 Steps outlined in this document are applicable for Patching or upgrading the standalone DB.

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
  Patching/Upgrading Standalone database using Fleet Maintenance
 1. Creating a Gold Image from the reference environment
 2. Subscribing Targets to the Selected Image
 3. Staging and Deploying the Software
 4. Migrating listener from old home to new home
 5. Updating the Database
 Step 1: Applicable for  12c & 18C (Moves CDB's along with PDB's), 11g DB's 
  Step 2: Applicable for moving Individual PDB's to a new or existing Container DB
 6. Rollback Database
 7. Cleaning up oracle databases homes
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