GI/RAC/Single Instance Announcing Deprecation of OPatch Command Option "-all_nodes"
(Doc ID 2331762.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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Information in this document applies to any platform.
This is applicable to all releases of OPatch.
The 188.8.131.52.13 release (and later) of OPatch, which is used for all releases 12.1.0.x and later
The 184.108.40.206.18 release (and later) of OPatch, which is used for all releases 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
Beginning with these releases of OPatch, OPatch will only support patching/listing inventory for local node of a RAC cluster.
There will be no propagation to other nodes in cluster.
1. In Opatch 22.214.171.124.13 and Opatch 126.96.36.199.18, OPatch command option “-all_nodes” will be no-op and existed in -help.
If opatch command is being called with option “-all_nodes”, Opatch will print out the warning on console msg as:
""OPatch was called with -all_nodes option. The -all_nodes option is being deprecated. Please remove it while calling OPatch."
2. In future release Opatch 188.8.131.52.14 (and later) and Opatch 184.108.40.206.20 (and later) , Option “-all_nodes” will be removed from -help, user will get syntax error if specify the option.
Alternative Feature of -all_node is available for Multi-Node GI/RAC :
$ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatchauto report -format xml -type patches -remote
(The remote command will get a list of patches from all nodes)
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