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Exalogic April 2014 PSU - 2.0.4.0.6 (Solaris - Physical - Exalogic X2-2, X3-2) Infrastructure Upgrade Guide (Doc ID 1638822.1)

Last updated on JUNE 10, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X3-2 Hardware
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.4.0.0 to 2.0.4.0.6
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Purpose

This document is provided as a supplement to official documentation distributed within the Exalogic 2.x Patch Set Update (PSU) for April 2014

PATCH:18174017- EXALOGIC 2.X PATCH SET UPDATE FOR April 2014
It provides further illustration and explanation on the sequence of steps that should be followed to upgrade firmware and software components of Exalogic Systems to patch level 2.0.4.0.6

Scope

This Exalogic Infrastructure Patch Set Update (PSU) is cumulative and applicable to Exalogic X2-2 and X3-2 systems running the following versions of the Exalogic infrastructure in the physical (not virtual) configuration:

This PSU cannot be applied to Exalogic machines running Solaris 11 Express (Exalogic infrastructure version 1.x). Exalogic machines running Solaris 11 Express must be upgraded to Solaris 11.1 by using the upgrade kit (patch 15931901) before applying this PSU.   

Note:

This patch cannot be applied to Exalogic systems running Solaris 11 Express (Exalogic infrastructure v1.x). Solaris 11 Express environments must be upgraded to Solaris 11.1 by using the upgrade kit (patch 15931901) before applying this patch.

This Exalogic Infrastructure Patch Set Update (PSU) is not applicable to Exalogic X4-2 systems

  

This document describes how to apply Exalogic infrastructure patches/updates (OS, firmware, software, and utility updates), which include patches to Exalogic compute node as well as patches/updates to off-node components in the rack, namely, the NM2-GW switches, NM2-36p switch, and the ZFS storage appliance.  

Oracle's recommendation is that Patch Set Upgrades should only be performed by qualified and experienced personnel, such as resources available through Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services. Upgrade services are available from Oracle Advanced Customer Services via the Oracle Exalogic Quarterly Patch Deployment Service component of the Oracle Exalogic Start-Up Pack service offering.

Please see the following resources for contact details and additional information:
Oracle Exalogic Start-Up Pack | PDF datasheet
http://www.oracle.com/us/support/advanced-customer-services/exalogic-start-up-pack/index.html 

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 The following infrastructure content is NEW in this April 2014 PSU
 Prerequisites
 Patch Download and PSU Setup 
 Backup Exalogic Infrastructure
 HTTP Service Start/Stop on ZFSSA
 ExaPatch Installation, Pre-patch configuration and verifications
 Road map of tasks undertaken during the Patch Set Update Process
 Applying the Exalogic Infrastructure Patches
 Prerequisites
 Upgrading the Exalogic Switches (NM2-GW and NM2-36P)
 Upgrading the ZFS Storage Appliance
 Updating the Exalogic Compute Nodes base image
 Appendices
 Appendix A: HTTP Service Start/Stop on ZFSSA
 Appendix B: Fixed Bugs List
 Appendix C: Patching Troubleshooting Guide
 Appendix D : Patching Known Issues
References

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