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Exalogic Patch Set Update (PSU) Release 2.0.6.3.201020 (Linux - Virtual) for October 2020 (Doc ID 2715908.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.0 to 2.0.6.3.200414
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server(x86-64)

Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X3-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X4-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X5-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X6-2 Hardware

Purpose

Oracle Exalogic is an integrated hardware and software system designed to provide a complete platform for a wide range of application types and widely varied workloads. It combines optimized Oracle Fusion Middleware software like WebLogic server, JRockit, Coherence with industry-standard Sun Server and Storage hardware and InfiniBand networking. The purpose of this document is to provide specific information around October 2020 Patch Set Update (PSU) for that system.

IMPORTANT

THE OCTOBER 2020 PSU IS ONLY FOR THE EXALOGIC VIRTUAL RACK RUNNING ON VERSION 2.0.6.2.x/ 2.0.6.3.x & THIS PSU IS NOT APPLICABLE TO EXALOGIC VIRTUAL RACK RUNNING ON VERSION 2.0.6.4.x

Moving forward, PSU releases will alternating between 2.0.6.4.x and 2.0.6.2.x/2.0.6.3.x code lines.

 

MIGRATION OF EXALOGIC CONTROL VIRTUAL SERVERS AND ORACLE VIRTUAL MACHINE MANAGER UPGRADE

As part of the October 2020 PSU for Linux-Virtual, the upgrade of the Exalogic Control virtual machines from Oracle Linux 5 (OL5) to Oracle Linux 6 (OL6) as well as Oracle Virtual Machine Manager (OVMM) upgrades have been included via patches 31518183 and 31985688. 

The patch includes upgrades for the three Exalogic Control virtual machines from OL5 to OL6, upgrades for OVMM from version 3.2.11 to 3.4.5, OVMM Database from Oracle Database to MySQL, and Exalogic Control Ops Center (EMOC) Database from Oracle 11g to Oracle 12c.  The patches will need to be downloaded along with the PSU patch 31731093, and installed after successfully applying the October 2020 Linux Virtual PSU.  More information below:

PATCH 31518183 - EXALOGIC PATCH TO MIGRATE EXALOGIC CONTROL TO OL6 AND WITH EMOC AND OVMM UPGRADED TO SUPPORT 3.4.5
PATCH 31985688 - OL6 IMAGE FILES TO MIGRATE CONTROL STACK FROM OL5 TO OL6 IN OCT 2020 PSU

Migration KM Notes:

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

Exalogic Virtual: October 2020 PSU 2.0.6.3.201020 Exalogic Control Stack Upgrade Known Issues (Doc ID 2718319.1)

 

Scope

The target audience of this document are engineers and system administrators who plan to apply the Exalogic PSU.

This document provides the following:

This document will be kept up-to-date with updates to errata and known issues.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Patch Download
 Patch Readme Documentation
 Appendices
 Appendix A: Fixed Bugs List
 Appendix B: Patching Known Issues
 Appendix C: Released Software and Firmware Versions
 Appendix D: Migration of Exalogic Control guest virtual Servers
 Appendix F: FAQs and Troubleshooting Guide
 Information About Usage Of Exapatch Force ( -f or --force ) Option Used During Exalogic Patching
 Guest vServer patching FAQ's
 Troubleshooting Guide
 
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