Is it Mandatory to Configure the Messaging Server before Installing a Patch?

(Doc ID 2033037.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.5 and later
Linux x86


To confirm if both of the following upgrade methods are recommended and supported in the case of a fresh installation or new setup.

Method 1:  Install + Upgrade, then configure

  1. From, install Messaging Server (64bit)
    1. No configuration done.
  2. From, upgrade Messaging Server (64bit) to
  3. Configure Messaging server (execute "configure" command)

Method 2:  Configure before installing the patch

  1. From, to install Messaging Server (64bit)
  2. Configure Messaging, by executing "configure" command
  3. From, upgrade Messaging Server (64bit) to


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