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Complete Checklist for upgrading Oracle 12.1 Container Database (CDB) to Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2) using DBUA (Doc ID 2240413.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 08, 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 Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 The purpose of this article is to perform upgrade of 12.1 container databases (CDB with one or more pluggable databases) using DBUA to release.


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In this Document
 Database Upgrade Assistant (DBUA)
 Upgrade Path / Compatibility Matrix for 12.2 Oracle Container Database.
 Requirements and Recommendation for source database.
 Requirements and Recommendations for Target database  
 Prerequisites for Preparing Oracle Home on Windows
 Check for Invalid Objects / Components:
 Gathering Optimizer Statistics to Decrease Oracle Database Downtime
 Verifying Materialized View Refreshes are Complete Before Upgrade
 Ensuring That No Files Are in Backup Mode and no files need media recovery Before Upgrading
 Purging Recycle Bin before upgrade
 Starting with Oracle Database 12c release 2 (12.2), you can upgrade the database without disabling Oracle Database Vault.
 Drop JSON-Enabled Context search Indexes
 Copying Transparent Encryption Oracle Wallets
 Check the accounts use Case-Insensitive password version
 About Password Case Sensitivity
 Invoke DBUA
 DBUA (Step 1 of 10)
 DBUA (step 2 of 10)
 DBUA (Step 3 of 10)
 DBUA (Step 4 of 10)
 DBUA (Step 5 of 10)
 DBUA (Step 6 of 10)
 DBUA (step 7 of 10)
 DBUA (Step 9 of 10)
 DBUA Step 10 of 10)
 Known Issues

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