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Step by Step Zero Downtime Oracle Grid Infrastructure Patching in Silent Mode (Doc ID 2865083.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Linux x86-64


This document describes the procedures to prepare for Zero-Downtime Oracle Grid Infrastructure Patching (ZDOGIP) and the steps to patch Grid Infrastructure Home with Zero downtime in silent mode.  ZDOGIP is a special case of Out-Of-Place patching.


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In this Document
 The prerequisites of this document
Terms used in this document
 Plan Stage
 Implementation Stage
 Prepare the environment
 Install/Patch the destination GI home with CRS_SWONLY option
 Switch to the destination GI home

How to rollback to previous GI home if required?
 Errors you may encounter and solutions
 If you do not need to rollback then what to do with the previous (unused) GI home?

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