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How to Upgrade the Operating System on BDA Clusters Running Oracle Linux 5 to Oracle Linux 6 (Doc ID 2301298.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.9.0 and later
Linux x86-64


Post BDA V4.9 releases will be phasing out support for BDA clusters running Oracle Linux 5 (OL5). Therefore clusters running OL5 will need to be upgraded
to Oracle Linux 6 (OL6).  This document provides details on the upgrade process from OL5 to OL6.

Additional details can be found in the Big Data Appliance Owner's Guide for 4.9 section "10.8 Migrating from Oracle Linux 5 to Oracle Linux 6".

This note is based on BDA V4.9 OL5 to OL6 migration.


Anyone migrating an OL5 cluster to OL6.


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In this Document
 Recommendation for OL5 to OL6 Migration on BDA V4.10
 Known Issues
 Migration Scripts
 Migration Files
 Order for Cluster Node OS Migration
 Backup Considerations
 Detailed OS Migration Steps 
 Preliminary Steps
 Steps Run One Node at a Time
 Verify /opt/oracle/bda/compmon
 Post Verification
 Final Verifications

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