Upgrade on Non First Node Fails with Error ORA-15163: Cluster is not in the rolling downgrade To

(Doc ID 2290573.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Two Node RAC running on GI Clusterware. When trying upgrade GI from to rootupgrade.sh is successful on node1, rac-node1, but before running rootupgrade.sh on node2, rac-node2, server got rebooted.

After server, rac-node2, comes up attempting to run rootupgrade.sh fails with below error:

ORA-15163: cluster is not in the rolling downgrade to


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