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Exalogic Virtual: October 2020 PSU Upgrade (2.0.6.3.201020): Procedure To Migrate Control Stack From OL5 To OL6 (Doc ID 2715114.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.3.201020 to 2.0.6.3.201020
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

***** IMPORTANT NOTE ***** Procedure in this MOS Note has to be followed only as part of applying October 2020 PSU upgrade.




Purpose

This MOS note provides detailed steps for migrating Exalogic Control Stack from OL5 to OL6 as part of applying October 2020 PSU (2.0.6.3.201020). As part of the procedure in this MOS Note, the following components will be upgraded:

Scope

Steps in this MOS Note have to be followed only as part of applying the October 2020 PSU to upgrade Exalogic Control stack.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 IMPORTANT MANDATORY PRE-CHECK VALIDATIONS & PRE-REQUISITES CHECKLIST STEPS TO FOLLOW BEFORE PATCHING CONTROL STACK
 Checklist 1: Validate and Increase Retention Policy For Exabr to 10 (if not already set to 10)
 Checklist 2: Validate OVM Manager is in a Healthy State
 Checklist 3: Validate EMOC is in a Healthy State
 SECTION A: Pre-requisites - Patch Download & Staging
 SECTION B: Pre-Requisites - Backup AND Configuration Validations
 SECTION C: Pre-Requisites - Validate and Change OVM Manager Passwords for admin and weblogic users
 1. Validate OVMM admin user password and change it as required
 2. Validate the OVMM weblogic user password and change it as required
 3. Validate the OVS DB schema user password and change it as required
 SECTION D: Upgrade Exalogic Control vServers (EC, PC1 and PC2) from OL5 to OL6
 SECTION E: Upgrade OVMM to 3.4.5, EMOC to 12.3.exa.200719, and Oracle DB to 12c
 SECTION F: Post-Patch Validations and backups
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 KNOWN ISSUES RELATED TO EXALOGIC CONTROL STACK UPGRADE
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 ROLLBACK INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTROL STACK (ONLY TO BE FOLLOWED IF CONTROL STACK UPGRADE OR MIGRATION FAILS)
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