FAQ & Reference: Recommended patching and actions for Oracle database versions 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124 and earlier - before June 2019
(Doc ID 2335265.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This support note provides additional info related to recommended patching requirement for Oracle databases versions 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124 & 126.96.36.199, to be done before June 2019.
The document is intended for all DBAs.
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In this Document
|1. What are the recommended patchset/PSU/BP/RU levels ?|
|2. What is the timeline for moving to the recommended patchset/PSU/BP mentioned ?|
|3. What is the change introduced by the patches listed above?|
|4. What happens if the recommended PSU / patchset is not applied?|
|5. What about databases that are 10.2 or older, which are not listed in the table?|
|6. How can I check the details regarding the dblinks to and from a database?|
|7. Will there be any issues with the db links connecting two unpatched databases ? Or databases of older versions?|
|8. Will the dblinks involving a patched and an unpatched database, stop working immediately after June 2019?|
|9. What should I do, if the dblink connection from an older version database to a latest (or patched) version database fails, after June 2019?|
|10. What do we need to do for 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 database releases?|
|11. Can I use Transportable Tablespace option from lower versions to 12c? Will it be affected due to this change?|
|12. Will there be any PDB unplug and plug issues from unpatched Databases on 12c?|
|13. Support and Questions|