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Patching Guidelines - Oracle Cloud Customers with lower database release version 18c and lower (Doc ID 2997504.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2024

Applies to:

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

Purpose

Patching Guidelines For Lower Database Versions (Upgrade Support Required) 

· Notify customers that starting in CY2024, Oracle will not externalize quarterly DB/GI cloud images for the lower DB/GI versions (18c, 12.2, 12.1, and 11.2.0.4)
· Provide recipe for customers to create and maintain cloud images using patches available in MOS

Scope

 This information will be of interest to those assigned to maintain Oracle Database lower database versions (18c, 12.2 , 12.1 and 11.2)

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Introduction
 Patching Guidelines For Lower DB Versions (Upgrade Support Required)
 18.25.0.0.240116 DBRU
 18.25.0.0.240116 GIRU for ExaDB-D
 12.2.0.1.240116 DBRU for SI DBCS Cloud@Customer (OCC DBCS), SI DBCS OCI-C, SI DBCS OCI - PSM UI based (OCI DBCS)
 12.2.0.1.240116 GIRU for BaseDB, ExaCS OCI, Exa Cloud@Customer OCI (ExaCC gen2), Exa Cloud@Customer OCI-C (ExaCC gen1)
 12.1.0.2.240116 DBPSU for SI DBCS Cloud@Customer (OCC DBCS), SI DBCS OCI-C, SI DBCS OCI - PSM UI based (OCI DBCS)
 12.1.0.2.240116 DBBP for BaseDB, ExaCS OCI, Exa Cloud@Customer OCI (ExaCC gen2), Exa Cloud@Customer OCI-C (ExaCC gen1)
 11.2.0.4.240116 DBPSU for SI DBCS Cloud@Customer (OCC DBCS)
 11.2.0.4.240116 GIPSU for BaseDB
 11.2.0.4.240116 EXADBBP for ExaCS OCI, Exa Cloud@Customer OCI (ExaCC gen2), Exa Cloud@Customer OCI-C (ExaCC gen1)
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