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Announcing Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software 2.0.6.4.0 Release (Doc ID 2362211.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 31, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.3.0 to 2.0.6.3.0
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.4.0 to 2.0.6.4.0
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server (x86-64)

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This document provides following information on Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software 2.0.6.4.0 version (EECS 2.0.6.4.0)

New Features and Enhancements in EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Release

The EECS 2.0.6.4.0 release includes the following Key enhancements and new features:

Physical Linux

Oracle Linux Server release 7.4 (OL7) deployments

NOTE

In-place upgrade from earlier versions of Oracle Linux (OL5/OL6) to OL7  is not supported.

Virtual

Oracle VM Server 3.4.4 for Virtual deployments

EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Release availability in Oracle Software Delivery Cloud (eDelivery)

Physical Linux

Compute Node Base Image

ECU

Virtual

Compute Node Base Image

ECU

Exalogic Control

Oracle Linux 6 Guest Base Template

Oracle Linux 7 Guest Base Template

IaaS Client RPMs

NOTE

IaaS client requires JDK 1.8.0_102 (same version as that used by Exalogic Control).

Infrastructure Software and Firmware Versions part of EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Release

Please review Document ID : 1530781.1 - Exalogic Infrastructure Physical and Virtual Releases/PSUs - Software and Firmware Version Information

InfiniBand Switch Firmware and the ZFS Storage Software Upgrades

The following Exalogic patches may be used to upgrade the InfiniBand Switch Firmware and the ZFS Storage Software to versions recommended for EECS 2.0.6.4.0:

PATCH 27630549 - ZFS SOFTWARE 2013.1.7.14 UPGRADE PATCH FOR EXALOGIC

NOTE

Following the ZFS Storage Software upgrade, apply resilver-1pass.akwf workflow as described in the document:  

Exalogic: Resilvering a Device in a ZFS Pool may Result in Possible Pool Degradation and Data Integrity Issues (Doc ID 2350967.1)

PATCH 27877209 - NM2 FIRMWARE V2.2.9-3 UPGRADE PATCH FOR EXALOGIC

Known Issues in EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Release

Please review Known Issues for Exalogic 2.0.6.4.0 Release (Doc ID 2360627.1)

EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Installation

Oracle recommends strongly that the EECS 2.0.6.4.0 install (upgrade) process be performed by fully trained, qualified Oracle personnel or by formally accredited Oracle partners. For more information, contact Oracle Advanced Customer Support (ACS):
 
       Email: acsdirect_us@oracle.com
       Website: http://www.oracle.com/acs

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 New Features and Enhancements in EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Release
 EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Release availability in Oracle Software Delivery Cloud (eDelivery)
 Infrastructure Software and Firmware Versions part of EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Release
 InfiniBand Switch Firmware and the ZFS Storage Software Upgrades
 Known Issues in EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Release
 EECS 2.0.6.4.0 Installation
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