Upgrading to Solaris 11.3 on Solaris x86-64 Exadata Compute nodes

(Doc ID 2121725.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X4-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X5-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.3.1 to 12.1.2.2.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Goal

The goal of this document is how to upgrade Solaris to the current recommended Solaris Version on Exadata Compute Nodes.

Image Version 11.2.3.3.1 or 12.1.1.1.1 with Solaris 11.2 SRU 5.5 or SRU 12.7 are requirements resp. starting points.
For upgrading from previous Images review Upgrading to Solaris 11.2 on Solaris x86-64 Exadata Compute nodes <Document 1981473.1>.

Solution

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