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13.5: Frequently Asked Questions on Patching the OMS using Rapid Platform Update (Doc ID 2784806.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 13c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document answers all the Frequently Asked Questions related to the patching of the OMS using Rapid Platform Update

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 1) What is Rapid Platform Update?
 2) How to apply the RU patch on 13.5 OMS using Rapid Platform Update?
 3) Which version of OEM supports Rapid Platform Update?
 4) What is the disk space requirement for patching using Rapid Platform Update?
 5) How to apply patch on OMS when there is no provision to add more disk space?
 6) Can we analyze the patch using Rapid Platform Update?
 7) What patches can be applied using Rapid Platform Update?
 8) Can we still apply the OMS patches using the existing patching methods (with complete downtime)?
 9) Does Rapid Platform Update automatically upgrades OMSPatcher and Opatch?
 10) What activities are NOT permitted while patching with the Rapid Platform Update?
 11) Does the Rapid Platform Update patching stop notifications?
 12) Can the OMS be rebooted between the “deploy” and “update” operations?
 13) Can Rapid Platform Update patching be done using silent mode?
 14) What is the preferred method of repository DB backup?
 15) Will there be a clone of additional OMS home during the Rapid Platform Update patching?
 16) How much time is allowed between “omspatcher deploy” and “omspatcher update”?
 17) Can the user control the downtime required by this patching?
 18) How does “rollback deploy” differ from “rollback” operation?
 19) Once the patching is completed, can we remove the clone home?
 20) Does Agent Patching have any similar patching method like Rapid Platform Update?
 21) Is Rapid Platform Update free to use? Does it require any license?
 22) Is there any impact on the running OMS during the pre-downtime operation of “omspatcher deploy”?
 23) Does the repository need any additional space for patching using Rapid Platform Update?
 24) If there is a need to deploy a plugin on the OMS before the downtime operation could “omspatcher update” could be executed, what can be done?

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