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Things to Consider Before Upgrading to 11.2.0.3/11.2.0.4 Grid Infrastructure/ASM (Doc ID 1363369.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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
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 11.2.0.3/11.2.0.4 Grid Infrastructure.

It includes instruction to run CVU pre-upgrade check and list of mandatory/recommended patches that should be applied for Oracle Grid Infrastructure and Oracle ASM upgrade.

Scope

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

For Exadata, refer to the following note for details:

<Document 1373255.1> - 11.2.0.1/11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 Database Upgrade on Exadata Database Machine

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 A. Run CVU pre-upgrade check tool
 B. Ensure consistent network setting
 C. Mandatory/Recommended patches for upgrade
 D. Install pre-req patch
 E. ASM memory_max_target and memory_target
 F. Execute rootupgrade.sh as real root user - not through sudo etc
 G. HACMP/PowerHA special consideration
 Appendix 1. Known Issues
 Community Discussions

References

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