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ODA 18.7 Patch Failure - GI (Grid) Update Fails On 1 Of 2 Nodes (Doc ID 2609234.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 18.3.0.0.0 ODAVP to 19.9.0.0.0 ODVAP [Release 12.2 to 19]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : Oracle Database Appliance X5-2
VM-ODA_BASE ODA X5-2

ODA patch failure - grid update fails on 1 of 2 nodes

grid update fails on 1 of 2 nodes when applying 18.7.0.0.0 patchset with the following error
Error: Copy failed from '/tmp/oakpatch/gi/18.0.0.0.0/29757256/30097923/30223179/files/bin/crsctl.bin' to '/u01/app/18.0.0.0/grid/bin/crsctl.bin'... '

Attempted workaround to known issue but grid update still fails:


Known Issue
  https://docs.oracle.com/en/engineered-systems/oracle-database-appliance/18.7/cmtrn/issues-with-oda-odacli.html#GUID-0289BEB7-E5CD-4D38-9F27-3E284F5A9CA3

Initial update run on node 1 succeeded
update run on node 0 failed

Initial command run: oakcli update -patch 18.7.0.0.0 --server --local

Workaround commands run after reboot:

   # oakcli update -patch 18.7.0.0.0 --clean
   # oakcli disable startrepo -node 0
   # oakcli disable startrepo -node 1
   # oakcli update -patch 18.7.0.0.0 --server --local


ERROR
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INFO: 2019-10-16 18:28:24: Applying patch on /u01/app/18.0.0.0/grid Homes
INFO: 2019-10-16 18:28:24: It may take up to 15 mins. Please wait...

ERROR: 2019-10-16 18:40:13: Unable to apply gi patch on the following Homes : /u01/app/18.0.0.0/grid

SUCCESS: 2019-10-16 18:40:13: Successfully started the Database consoles
SUCCESS: 2019-10-16 18:42:17: Successfully started the EM Agents

ERROR: 2019-10-16 18:42:18: Unable to apply the GRID patch
ERROR: 2019-10-16 18:42:18: Failed to patch server (grid) component

INFO: patching summary on local node
SUCCESS: 2019-10-16 18:42:18: Successfully upgraded the HMP
SUCCESS: 2019-10-16 18:42:18: Successfully updated the OAK
INFO: 2019-10-16 18:42:18: JDK is already upgraded
SUCCESS: 2019-10-16 18:42:18: Successfully updated the IPMI
SUCCESS: 2019-10-16 18:42:18: Successfully upgraded the OS
ERROR: 2019-10-16 18:42:18: Unable to apply the patch on /u01/app/18.0.0.0/grid



STEPS
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While running command:

  oakcli update -patch 18.7.0.0.0 --server --local


NOTE: In the images, examples and document that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.




Changes

 Attempting Server Patching for ODAVP on Oracle Database Appliance X5-2
VM-ODA_BASE ODA X5-2

Cause

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