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RAC on Windows: How to Apply Oracle Windows Mini Patch Bundles in a Rolling Fashion (11gR1 and lower versions) (Doc ID 743126.1)

Last updated on JUNE 10, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit Itanium)Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)


Provides step by step instructions for applying Oracle Windows mini patch bundles to Real Application Clusters (RAC) environments in a rolling fashion.  These instructions are meant to supplement the patch application instructions supplied in each patch's included README file.  They are meant to magnify the section of the patch README that specifically deals with the rolling applicability of the Windows mini patch bundles in a RAC environment.

Oracle Database mini bundle patches for Windows can be applied in a rolling fashion to Real Application Clusters environments beginning with the following mini bundle patch versions:

- For - patch#6991039(32-bit), patch#6991040(64-bit Itanium), patch#6991041(x86-64)
(Note: - patch#6932785(32-bit), patch#6932786(64-bit Itanium), patch#6932788(x86-64)) must be applied first

- For - patch#6981215(32-bit), patch#7218677(x86-64)

- For - patch#7044721(32-bit), none available (64-bit Itanium), patch#7292516(x86-64)


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In this Document
 Steps for applying an Oracle Windows mini patch bundle in a rolling fashion
 A.  Patching the CRS_HOME
 B.  Patching the ASM_HOME
 C.  Patching the RDBMS_HOME

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