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ODA (Oracle Database Appliance): How to Remove the Old ORACLE_HOME After Upgrade (Doc ID 1459420.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 21, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 2.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 Upgrading to ODA (Oracle Database Appliance) 2.2 (with the option '--database' )the Oracle software 11.2.0.3 will be installed and the previous ORACLE_HOME is kept. Once you have upgraded your databases to 11.2.0.3 you may want to remove the previous ORACLE_HOME  (i.e.: 11.2.0.2). The aim of this bulletin is provide the steps. Best practice is to keep old home for a while after a successful upgrade.

Solution

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