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How to Apply a Grid Infrastructure Patch Before Grid Infrastructure Configuration (before or or gridsetup.bat) is Executed (Doc ID 1410202.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


It may be necessary to apply a patch prior to the execution of the root script to ensure successful root script execution (e.g. <Document:1212703.1> ). This note describe the procedure to apply a Grid Infrastructure patch(including GI PSU patch) before GI is configured (in other word, before or is executed).

In upgrade case, the note applies when a patch is being applied to the new GI home, it does not apply when applying to the existing (current) clusterware home.

Prior to executing the root script, applying a GI patch with the patch readme may result in failure as these instruction are written for a "configured" GI Home.

"opatch auto" must NOT be used as the new GI home hasn't been configured yet.


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 An example is:
 Method 1: 12.1.0.x
 Method 2: or 11.2.0.x - Apply during installation for Linux and UNIX
 11.2.0.x or only:

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