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[PCA 2.1.1 / 2.2.x] Pre-Upgrade Checklist and Guidance (Doc ID 2138663.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2022

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.0.5 to 2.2.2 [Release 2.0]
Linux x86-64


This document will provide a summary of the pre-upgrade activities and guidance for steps that may be needed during the upgrade process to the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance version 2.1.1 and 2.2.1.


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In this Document
 Note: for 2.3.x upgrades, please use Note 2242177.1
 Note: this has been updated for 2.2.2
 Note: this has been updated for 2.2.1
 Note: this has been updated for 2.1.1
 Before you start: documents sources and assumption
 Upgrade Paths
 Open a Proactive Service Request with Support 
 Errors during upgrade
 How to cancel and restart an update
 Main Steps
 Read the documentation
 Download the update from the Oracle support site
 Place the update ISO where it can be accessed by the PCA
 Download the update into the PCA
 Before you start the update 
 ZFS pre-check and details upgrading from PCA 2.0.5 to 2.1.1/2.2.x
 Apply the update
 Monitor the update process
 Log into PCA management interface
 Update the compute nodes
  Appendix A: checking the ZFS software version
 Appendix B: see if a ZFS scrub is in progress.

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