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ODA Patching and Upgrade- Primary Note (Doc ID 2548263.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 2.1.0.1 to 18.3.0.0.0 ODAVP [Release 2.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

Patching and Upgrades - This Note provides key links to notes and documentation regarding ODA on Patching and Upgrades

  • Upgrades to the ODA stack including: FW, OS, Grid Infrastructure (GI), OAK or DCS, Database, ClusterWare, Storage (ACFS, ASM) OCW ...etc
  • Updates to the database, or other ODA approved patching as needed based on strict ODA limitations

Tip1: Always start by confirming you current versions used.
       See Note 2546497.1 SRDC ODA  Required Basic Information: HW Type, Product Version and Platform Type

Tip2:
If creating an SR, confirm which HW type, Platform type and version you are using
        plus patches (patch numbers, patch in question ...etc)
         - and
        steps taken (including documentation, note or in-house process)

Related

Deployment See Note 2546497.1 for the initial setup of a new ODA or re-imaging the ODA from one version to another.

Quick Clarification:

What is the difference between an UPGRADE, UPDATE a PATCH and Patching?

Patching and Upgrades are covered in this note.

Oracle Database Appliance 18.5 Patches

·  Minimum Software Version Requirements

·  Oracle Database Appliance X7-2S, X7-2M, and X7-2-HA Patches

·  Oracle Database Appliance X7-2-HA Virtualized Platform Patches

·  Oracle Database Appliance X6-2S, X6-2M, and X6-2L Patches

·  Oracle Database Appliance X6-2-HA Patches

·  Oracle Database Appliance X5-2/X4-2/X3-2 Patches


For 18.5 and higher (Only)

For single-patch applications, Patch Set Exceptions, or other non-ODA specific patches refer to

     Applying Out-of-Cycle Database Patches


For earlier versions (pre-18.5)

   See:
          ODA Patching FAQ (Doc ID 1546944.1)
           Known Issues in each release documentation (links below) by version

Troubleshooting Steps

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