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ODA : OL Supported Version Is Not Up-to-Date After Upgrade (Doc ID 1585259.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version to [Release 2.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 While applying ODA patch bundle , the Oracle Linux (OL) version does not show Up-to-date.

 Case 1.


System Version

Component Name                 Installed Version           Supported Version
Controller                Up-to-date
Expander                0342                   Up-to-date
SSD_SHARED              E12B                   Up-to-date
HDD_LOCAL               5G08                   Up-to-date
HDD_SHARED              A700                   Up-to-date

OEL                                    5.8                                   5.9          <<------ OL version not set to Up-to-date



This is due to OS upgrade (part of INFRA patch bundle) failing.
This failure may happen if there are external rpm(s)  applied.
External rpm's not recognized by oakcli upgrade utility can cause the OS upgrade part to fail
The OS patch log may show the following failure messages

2013-08-26 02:21:36: ERROR: Failed to run /usr/bin/yum update --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=ODA_REPOS_LOC -y


 Case 2.


Mirror image of this issue is also possible.

oakcli show version -detail still showed OEL 5.8 as supported version , while 2.9 is installed version.


System Version    Component Name              Installed Version         Supported Version        
--------------     ---------------            ------------------        -----------------                                                                     
                   Controller                        Up-to-date
                   Expander                   0342                        Up-to-date
                   SSD_SHARED                 E12B                        Up-to-date
                   HDD_LOCAL                  5G08                        Up-to-date
                   HDD_SHARED                 A700                        Up-to-date
                   ILOM              r80379          Up-to-date
                   BIOS                       12010311                    Up-to-date
                   IPMI                                 Up-to-date
                   HMP                                   Up-to-date
                   OAK                                 Up-to-date
                   OEL                        5.9                         5.8  <<-- OL version not set to Up-to-date



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