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Upgrading to 19c Oracle Grid Infrastructure on Exadata Cloud Service (ExaCS) and Exadata Cloud at Customer Gen2 (ExaCC) (Doc ID 2624992.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Exadata Cloud Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release N/A]
Gen 2 Exadata Cloud at Customer - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud

Goal

This document provides step-by-step instructions for upgrading Oracle Grid Infrastructure from version 12.2.0.1 or 18c, to version 19c on Exadata Cloud Service (ExaCS) and Exadata Cloud at Customer Gen2 (ExaCC).

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Upgrade Oracle Grid Infrastructure on Exadata Cloud Service
 Overview
 Conventions
 Assumptions:
 Grid Infrastructure 19c Upgrade Prerequisites
 Step 1.1 - Validate Minimum Software Requirements
 Step 1.1.1 - Required Exadata Database Server Software
 Step 1.1.2 - Required Grid Infrastructure Software
 Step 1.1.3 - Required Database Software
 Step 1.1.4 - List of One-off patches
 Step 1.2 - Update and run Exachk
 Step 1.3 - Validate HugePages Memory Allocation
 Step 1.4 - Install the latest Cloud Tooling
 Step 1.5 - Check for the availability of the upgrade patch
 Step 1.6 - Run the prerequisite check
 Step 1.7 - Configure the Administrative Interface Inactivity Timeout
 Step 1.8 - Evaluate checklist for continuous application service during maintenance window
 Upgrade Grid Infrastructure to 19c
 Step 2.1 - Perform the upgrade
 Step 2.2 - Verify the upgrade
 Step 2.3 - Apply 19c OneOff Patches to the Grid Infrastructure Home
 Step 2.4 - Perform DBFS Required Updates (DBFS only) 
 Post Upgrade
 Step 3.1 - Manual post-upgrade tasks
 Step 3.2 - Run Exachk
 Step 3.3 - Remove Oracle Grid Infrastructure Software if no fallback required
 Step 3.4 - Advance ASM Compatible Diskgroup Attribute
 Troubleshooting a Failed Grid Infrastructure Upgrade
  Revision History
References

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