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HOWTO: Install ksplice kernel updates for Exadata Database Nodes (Doc ID 2207063.1)

Last updated on JUNE 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.1.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The procedures here describe how to install rebootless ksplice kernel updates to Exadata Database Machine database server nodes with zero downtime.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Obtaining ksplice offline updates 
 Reviewing ksplice offline update contents
 Installing ksplice offline updates
 Checking for ksplice offline updates status
 Removing ksplice offline updates
 Troubleshooting
 Additional clarification points
References

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