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

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
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)

Goal

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 10.2.0.3:
10.2.0.3.22 - patch#6991039(32-bit), patch#6991040(64-bit Itanium), patch#6991041(x86-64)
(Note:10.2.0.3.21 - patch#6932785(32-bit), patch#6932786(64-bit Itanium), patch#6932788(x86-64)) must be applied first

- For 10.2.0.4:
10.2.0.4.1 - patch#6981215(32-bit), 10.2.0.4.5 patch#7218677(x86-64)

- For 11.1.0.6:
11.1.0.6.4 - patch#7044721(32-bit), none available (64-bit Itanium), 11.1.0.6.8 patch#7292516(x86-64)

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