Thinking Out Loud

December 19, 2015

Patching with OPLAN

Filed under: 11g,oracle,PSU,RAC — mdinh @ 6:47 pm

From a time far, far way, I tweeted about Oracle Software Patching with OPLAN (Doc ID 1306814.1) and decided to give it a try.

First, you will need to configure X11 else error:
Can’t connect to X11 window server using ‘localhost:10.0’ as the value of the DISPLAY variable.

Second, you will need to using OPatch Version:, else error:
Caught exception: java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError

If you like to see the results, then open and download Patch_Apply_Instructions_$PatchNumber.html from Google Drive

For some reason, opening does not work.

$ /media/sf_Linux/patches/OPatch/oplan/oplan generateApplySteps /media/sf_Linux/patches/21744348/21523375/
from oplan /media/sf_Linux/patches/OPatch/oplan/../opatchauto-dir/opatchautocore/jlib/oracle.oplan.classpath.jar:/media/sf_Linux/patches/OPatch/oplan/../opatchauto-dir/opatchautocore/../opatchautodb/jlib/oplan_db.jar

Processing request...
Review the log messages captured in the following file: /u01/app/

Follow the instructions outlined in the following Installation Instructions document and patch your system:

Apply Instructions (HTML) : /u01/app/
Apply Instructions (TEXT) : /u01/app/

$ cd /u01/app/
$ ll
total 1284
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 379154 Dec 19 10:32 ApplyInstructions.html
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 8507 Dec 19 10:32 ApplyInstructions.txt
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 9457 Dec 19 10:32 configuration.png
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 42733 Dec 19 10:32 InplaceApplyNonRollingManual.txt
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 36741 Dec 19 10:32 InplaceApplyRollingAuto.txt
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 44548 Dec 19 10:32 InplaceApplyRollingManual.txt
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 613286 Dec 19 10:32 log.txt
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 0 Dec 19 10:32 log.txt.lck
dr-xr-x---. 3 grid oinstall 4096 Dec 19 10:32 machine-readable
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 69478 Dec 19 10:32 OplaceApplyRolling.txt
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 26608 Dec 19 10:32 OplaceSwitchbackRolling.txt
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 353 Dec 19 10:32 README
-r--r-----. 1 grid oinstall 60991 Dec 19 10:32 README.html

Observation: OPLAN may need to be created after each patch is applied.

Combo of OJVM Component DB PSU + GI PSU (Oct2015) Patch contain the following patches:
Patch 21523375 – Database Grid Infrastructure Patch Set Update (Oct2015) –> RAC-Rolling Installable
Patch 21555791 – Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU (OCT2015) –> Non RAC-Rolling Installable
Patch 19852360 – Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU – Generic JDBC Patch (OCT2014) –> RAC-Rolling Installable

Patch 19852360 is included as part of Patch 21555791 for the DATABASE.
Patch 19852360 instructions to apply patch for GRID is not available from OPLAN but is available from README.

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