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Exalogic: Ksplice Uptrack Offline Update Support for Exalogic OL5 Physical Compute Nodes and OL5 Guest vServers (Doc ID 2295353.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server(x86-64)


Ksplice fixes for CVEs and critical kernel fixes are bundled into a single uptrack-updates RPM for a specific kernel. This RPM may be installed and/or updated to newer versions to update the effective kernel to be newer than the installed kernel incorporating security and critical fixes. Moreover, the installation and updates are performed without requiring a reboot and with no disruption to service.

There is only one RPM for a given kernel; that RPM is updated when new security fixes and/or critical kernel fixes are available.

When a newer version of the RPM is available, the installed uptrack-updates RPM may be updated to the newer version using standard procedures.

Offline uptrack updates are now supported on Exalogic for the following:


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