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How To Patch Or Upgrade Standalone Data Guard Enabled Database Using Fleet Maintenance (Doc ID 2536007.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2023

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control (12c, 13c) Fleet Maintenance

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.


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


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In this Document
  Patching/Upgrading Standalone Data Guard Enabled 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
 Scenario 1: ROLLING=TRUE For Databases With  PSUs Patches
 Scenario 2: ROLLING=FALSE For Databases with OJVM Patches
 6. Rollback the Listener
 7. Rollback the Database
 8.Cleaning up oracle database homes 

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