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Patches to apply before upgrading Oracle GI and DB to 18c or downgrading to previous release (Doc ID 2414935.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2019

Applies to:

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

Purpose

 This document lists things to check, known issues to avoid, and areas to consider to have smooth upgrade to 12.2.0.1 Grid Infrastructure and Oracle Database and to Preserve Downgrade capability.

Scope

 This document is intended for Oracle Clusterware Administrators, Oracle Database Administrators and Oracle Support engineers.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Linux x86-64
 GI Upgrade to 18.1.0
 DB Upgrades to 18.1.0
 Managing older database versions with 18.1.0 ASM
 DB Downgrades from 18.1.0
 GI Downgrades from 18.1.0
 Solaris Sparc 64 bit
 GI Upgrades to 18.1
 DB Upgrades to 18.1
 Managing older database versions with 18.1 ASM
 DB Downgrades from 18.1
 GI Downgrades from 18.1
 Solaris Intel 64 bit
 GI Upgrades to 18.1
 DB Upgrades to 18.1
 Managing older database versions with 18.1 ASM
 DB Downgrades from 18.1
 GI Downgrades from 18.1
 Windows X64
 GI Upgrade to 18.1
 DB Upgrades to 18.1
 Managing older database versions with 18.1 ASM
 DB Downgrades from 18.1
 GI Downgrades from 18.1
 AIX
 GI Upgrade to 18.1
 DB Upgrades to 18.1
 Managing older database versions with 18.1 ASM
 DB Downgrades from 18.1
 HPUX IA64
 GI Upgrade to 18.1

 DB Upgrades to 18.1
 Managing older database versions with 18.1 ASM
 DB Downgrades from 18.1

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