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Exadata: Queries relating to QFSDP patching (Doc ID 2685699.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer had these queries regarding apply of QFSDP patch .

We are applying Oct 2019 QFSDP

1. Exadata storage cells : to
2. Exadata database nodes : to kernel upgrade from EL6 to EL7)
3. Database homes (,, OCT Bundle Patch
4. IBswitches -2.2.12-2 to 2.2.13-2

+ What's the impact of skipping any of the above patches?
+ Can these patches be applied in a separate downtime window?
+ What should be the maximum gap between the downtime windows as per oracle standards?


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