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Relinking Oracle Home FAQ ( Frequently Asked Questions) (Doc ID 1467060.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Generic UNIX

Purpose

 This Document contains Frequently Asked Questions for relinking on Oracle Home , The Concept in this document is applicable for RDBMS Home .

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 1)  What is relinking ?
 2)  What is relinking of Oracle Home Binaries ?
 3)  Why Oracle Home Relinking is required ?
 4)  When Manual relinking is required?
 5)  Is relinking required after an OS upgrade , Downgrade , Patching or removal of the patch ?
 6)  How to relink Oracle Home ?
 7)  Where to find relinking logs ?
 8)  What are the known issues with manual relinking ?
 9)  How to troubleshoot relinking issues ?
 10)  What are the utilities to troubleshoot relinking issues?
 11)  Does relinking occurs in windows ?
 Known Issues
 1) AIX Operating System
 2) Solaris Operating System
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