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Applying one-off Oracle Clusterware patches in a mixed version home environment (Doc ID 363254.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Generic UNIX
Generic Linux
Generic Windows
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: to


The Clusterware patches for 10g and 11g contain binaries that can be installed in the Clusterware home (CRS_HOME), and the database home (RDBMS_HOME). Due to normal upgrading of the Oracle software in a RAC environment, customers may want to maintain multiple Oracle homes of different versions. This document will explain how to apply Clusterware one-off patches into these different Oracle Homes. For example, if Oracle Clusterware version is and one RDBMS version on that cluster is, while another is, how should you apply a patch that you have downloaded from Metalink? See solution below.




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