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How To Patch Standalone Database with DataGuard Enabled Using Fleet Maintenance (Doc ID 2725129.1)

Last updated on MARCH 13, 2024

Applies to:

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


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 databases with dataguard enabled


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In this Document
  Patching/Upgrading Standalone database with Dataguard Enabled 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 : Patching Standalone Dataguard enabled Databases having only PSUs.
 1. Update Standby Database :
 2. Update Primary Database
 Scenario 2 : Patching Standalone Dataguard enabled Databases having OJVM and PSU or OJVM patches alone.
 1. Update the standby Database & keep the standby database down. 
 2. Update the Primary Database
 3. Start the standby database 
 6. Cleaning up oracle databases homes

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