Information About Usage Of Exapatch Force ( -f or --force ) Option Used During Exalogic Patching
(Doc ID 1997466.1)
Last updated on APRIL 27, 2021
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later Linux x86-64 Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
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Force option ( -f or --force) is one of the command line options of Exapatch Tool <Note 1912063.1> which is often mis-understood or mis-used while an Exalogic PSU upgrade is performed. This note is to provide detailed information about its recommended usage and more importantly scenarios where its usage is absolutely not recommended
The target audience of this document are engineers and system administrators who plan to apply the Exalogic PSU.
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