How do you apply a PSU in an Oracle Restart Data Guard Physical Standby configuration

(Doc ID 1916308.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
** Checked for relevance '25-Nov-2015' **


To detail a set of steps that can be used to apply a PSU using opatch auto to Primary and Standby sites that are part of a Data Guard Physical Standby implementation. The process detailed takes into account Oracle Restart configurations where the GRID Infrastructure is installed in the environment and needs to be patched along with the RDBMS installation.


Process Overview

Phase 1: Ensure ALL prerequisites set out in the patches/PSU's README for applying the patch are met

Phase 2: Disable log shipping between the sites

Phase 3: Apply the Patch/PSU to the Standby site

Phase 4: Apply the Patch/PSU to the Primary site

Phase 5: Post patch application processes and checks


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