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Upgrading Oracle Grid Infrastructure from 12.1.0.2 to 12.2.0.1 on Exadata Cloud Service or Exadata Cloud at Customer, and then creating a database deployment using Oracle Database version 12.2.0.1 (Doc ID 2206224.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

Describes the procedures for upgrading Oracle Grid Infrastructure from 12.1.0.2 to 12.2.0.1 on Exadata Cloud Service or Exadata Cloud at Customer, and then creating a database deployment using Oracle Database version 12.2.0.1.

Scope

Existing Exadata Cloud Service or Exadata Cloud at Customer customers with services instances running Oracle Grid Infrastructure 12.1.0.2 who want to use version 12.2.0.1. In the following procedures, all references to Exadata Cloud Service also apply to Exadata Cloud at Customer.

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 Upgrade Oracle Grid Infrastructure from 12.1.0.2 to 12.2.0.1 on Exadata Cloud Service
 Step 1: Check that the cluster is running on all compute nodes and validate the active clusterware version
 Step 2: Check that you have at least 10GB of free space in /scratch/acfs*_dg1
 Step 3: Check that you have at least 10GB of free space under /u01 on each compute node
 Step 4: Prepare each compute node
 Step 5: Download and prepare the Grid Infrastructure software
 Step 6: Prepare ASM
 Step 7: Install the Grid Infrastructure version 12.2.0.1 software
 Step 8: Run the root upgrade script
 Step 9: Configure Grid Infrastructure version 12.2.0.1
 Step 10: Configure .bashrc
 Step 11: Post upgrade configuration and checks
 Step 12: Oracle Database patch requirements
 Step 13: Deinstall Oracle Grid Infrastructure release 12.1
 Creating an additional version 12.2.0.1 database deployment
 Step 1: Download the version 12.2 database software
 Step 2: Prepare the database deployment configuration file
 Step 3: Create the database deployment

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