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How to update the Exadata System Software (DomU) on the Exadata Cloud Service in OCI (19.x to 19.x) (Doc ID 2566035.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 19.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The goal of this document is to guide a user of the Exadata Cloud Service in OCI in updating the Exadata System Software on database servers to 19x from 19x.

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Introduction
 Oracle Linux Upgraded to Oracle Linux 7.6
 Latest Certified Exadata Software Versions
 Getting the Database Versions
 Getting the Grid Infrastructure Versions
 Gather Requirements
 Decide What Patches are Needed
 Decide and Configure the Driving System
 1. Decide the Driving System
 2. Configure the driving system (the system where patchmgr will be run)
 Verify the Database Servers are Prepared for Update
 Backup the Database Servers
 Update the Database Servers
 (optional, if required) Rollback the Database Servers to the Prior Version
 Post Upgrade Steps
 Known Issues
References

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