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Gold Image How To (Doc ID 2965269.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 19.3.0.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

 This document is a reference for the usage of the Gold Images that you can build according to the documentation or you can get from Oracle.

Scope

 This document applies to Grid Infrastructure and Database homes, versions 19.3 and newer, on Linux x86-64 architecture.

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Gold Image Overview
 What is a Gold Image
 How do you use a Gold Image
 Why use a Gold Image
 How to obtain a Gold Image
 What is the structure of a Gold Image obtained from Oracle via MOS
 Using a Gold Image with Oracle Fleet Patching and Provisioning (FPP)
 Oracle Grid Infrastructure Gold Image
 New Provisioning of Grid Infrastructure (Cluster)
 Upgrade
 Patching
 Oracle Database Gold Image
 New Provisioning of Oracle Database home
 Upgrade
 Patching
 Using a Gold Image in manual mode
 Grid Infrastructure Gold Image
 New Provisioning of Grid Infrastructure (Cluster)
 Upgrade
 Patching
 Step 1. On each cluster node
 Step 2. Connect to the first cluster node as the cluster owner, e.g. grid
 Step 3. Unzip the file grid_home.zip into the new directory
 Step 4. Set the new home ownership
 Step 5. Go the new Grid Infrastructure home
 Step 6. Validate Grid Infrastructure requirements
 Recommended Graceful Application Switchover Workflow
 Step 7. Run gridSetup.sh with option -switchGridHome in silent mode
 Step 8. Gracefully drain connections
 Step 9. Execute root.sh
 Database Gold Image
 New Provisioning of an Oracle Database Home
 Upgrade
 Patching
References

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