How to download Oracle 11g & 12c

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How to download Oracle 11g & 12c Database software and create your 1st Oracle Database

Things to Do:

  • Make sure your laptop has minimum 8 GB of RAM (16 GB or more is recommended).
  • Downloads: 7-zip to unzip, Notepad++ for writing notes.
  • Register at OTN: https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/index.html – this is a must to download Oracle software.
  • We’ll be installing Oracle Enterprise Edition, NOT Standard Edition or any other editions :Download & Inst
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Oracle Database July 2017 OJVM Security Patch 26027162

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Applying July 2017 OJVM security patch 26027162 on orcl prod clusters

SECTION A:

1. PRE-CHECKS STEPS:
Ensure ORACLE_HOME is set correctly, and that the $PATH definition has the following executables: make, ar, ld and nm.
unzip -d <PATCH_TOP_DIR> p26027162_12102_<PLATFORM_NAME>.zip
cd /u03/setup/security_patch_Jul2017_DB/26027162

2. opatch prereq CheckConflictAgainstOHWithDetail -ph ./

2a. Stop goldengate

3. For an Oracle RAC environment, shut down database services on the node to be patched.

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PSU Kernel ACFS Security Patch

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All about July 2017 PSU  Red Hat Kernel upgrade ACFS patching Security Patch.

Will apply July 2017 PSU Kernel ACFS on our 2 nodes RAC cluster on RH 7.4, at the same time our SA (System Administrator) also suggested to upgrade the Linux Kernel from 327 to 693, latest Red Hat  (linked on 12/25/2017).

Operating System: Red Hat 7.4 – how to check operating system
OS Kernel: 3.10.0-327.36.3.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP (current)
OS Kernel: 3.10.0-693.5.2.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP (after upgrade)
Database: Oracle 12.1.0.2 – 12c – how to ch… Read more

Patch ACFS

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How to stop everything, already discussed here.

4. /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/crs/install/rootcrs.pl -prepatch (as root) – this failed
OR /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/crs/install/rootcrs.sh -unlock – this worked

5. opatch apply -oh /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid -local /u03/setup/26247490/26247490 (as grid)

6. opatch apply -oh /u02/app/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/db_1 -local /u03/setup/26247490/26247490 (as oracle), Got warning.

7. /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/rdbms/install/rootadd_rdbms.sh (as root)

8. /u01/a… Read more

Oracle Patching Test Post

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Oracle Patching Test Post



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Oracle 12c PSU

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Note: Change -n ch-orcldb-s02 to -n ch-orcldb-s01 when doing node 1.
Note: This patch 20024405 is a no conflict on orcl stage as it is not installed on this cluster.

1. Applying GI PSU Jul2017 Patch 25901062 patch manually on orcl Stage cluster:

=============================== Manual Steps ==========================

— stop GG
. Stop GoldenGate if running on the server.
. as it’s a 2 nodes RAC cluster, we need to make sure (recommended) to identify from where GG is running:
ps -ef | grep mgr
. this’ll tell you, GG is runn… Read more