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How To Patch Or Upgrade Data Guard Enabled RAC Database Using Fleet Maintenance (Doc ID 2691074.1)

Last updated on JULY 15, 2020

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

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.

Scope

 Steps outlined in this document are applicable for Patching or upgrading the data guard enabled Rac Databases.

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
  Patching/Upgrading Data Guard Enabled Rac 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. Updating the RAC Database
 Scenario 1: ROLLING=TRUE For RAC Database With  PSUs Patches
 Scenario 2: ROLLING=FALSE For RAC Database with OJVM Patches
 5. Rollback the RAC Database
 6.Cleaning up oracle Rac database homes 
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