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Will an Operating System Upgrade Affect Oracle Clusterware? (Doc ID 743649.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.2]
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
Generic Linux
Generic UNIX
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: to


Is it necessary to relink Oracle Clusterware to when upgrading the Operating System?

What is the best procedure to follow when doing this?

This note does not apply to Oracle Clusterware 11gR2 since relink is always needed after OS patching/upgrading. For details, refer to the following documentation:

Oracle Grid Infrastructure
Installation Guide

6.3 Relinking Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Cluster Binaries


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