File changes for sshd/iptables/pam.d etc. are lost after Exadata patching/reboot

(Doc ID 2362792.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 7.4 [Release OL5 to OL7U4]
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


Manual changes in /etc/sysconfig/iptables or /etc/ssh/sshd_config file are lost after patching and as well reboot


Exadata patching was done or Cell/DB node got rebooted


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