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How to Upgrade WebCenter Content (WCC) from 11g Versions to 12.2.1.3.0 (Doc ID 2315019.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.6.0 to 12.2.1.3.0 [Release 11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 This Knowledge Note will cover the steps to upgrade a WebCenter Content server 11g to version 12.2.1.3.0.

Note: This will cover only the WCC Content Server, Inbound Refinery, and URM domains.  Not domains that also have other managed servers in them such as IPM, WebCenter Portal, or Capture.

However, in a multi application domain, these upgrade steps are essentially the same. In addition to installing the WCC media, the media for the other applications are also required to be installed as part of step C.

Refer to the online documentation below for more information about upgrading URM. 

Upgrading Oracle Universal Records Management from 11g to 12c

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Platform requirements:
 WebCenter Content:
 Prior to upgrading 11g to 12c, upgrade the 11g to 11.1.1.9
 Java:
 WebLogic:
 Database:
 Oracle:
 Microsoft SQL Server:
 Operating System:
 Oracle Linux:
 Windows:
 What will be retained and what will be changed:
 STEPS
 A. Install the latest Java JDK 1.8
 B. Install Weblogic 12c
 C. Install the WCC 12.2.1.3.0
 D. Create the new required database schemas
 E. Run the Readiness Check for WCC Schema Upgrade and WCC Configuration Upgrade
 F. Upgrade the WebCenter Content database schemas
 G. Modify the 11g domain to 12.2.1.3.0 standards
 H. Set the WCC binaries to the new 12c Oracle_Home
 I. Restart the Admin Server and Managed Servers
 J. The previous 11g files and directories can now be removed
 K. Additional steps when the domain is clustered
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