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Upgrading Oracle Grid Infrastructure to 18c on Exadata Cloud Service or Exadata Cloud at Customer (Doc ID 2516179.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 21, 2020

Applies to:

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


Describes the procedure for upgrading Oracle Grid Infrastructure from version 12.1 or 12.2 to version 18.0, on Exadata Cloud Service or Exadata Cloud at Customer.


Existing Exadata Cloud Service or Exadata Cloud at Customer customers with services instances running Oracle Grid Infrastructure version 12.1 or 12.2 who want to use version 18.0. In the following procedures, all references to Exadata Cloud Service also apply to Exadata Cloud at Customer.


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In this Document
 Upgrade Oracle Grid Infrastructure 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 the required version of the cloud tooling software package
 Step 3: Check for the availability of the upgrade patch
 Step 4: Run the prerequisite check
 Step 5: Perform the upgrade
 Step 6: Verify the upgrade
 Step 7: Post upgrade

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