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Oracle11g Data Guard: Database Rolling Upgrade Shell Script (Doc ID 949322.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
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
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Generic UNIX
Generic Linux


To explain how to use the 'physru' script to minimize downtime and simplify a database rolling upgrade using a physical standby database. A 'transient logical' herein refers to the physical standby database that has been temporarily converted to a transient logical standby database for the purpose of executing the upgrade. 


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