Use one of the following options to obtain the latest set of firmware and software for your server:
Oracle System Assistant – Oracle System Assistant is a new factory-installed option for Oracle servers that allows you to easily download and install server firmware and software.
For more information about using Oracle System Assistant, refer to the Administration, Set Up Software and Firmware Using Oracle System Assistant.
My Oracle Support – All system firmware and software are available from My Oracle Support at http://support.oracle.com.
For more information on what is available on the My Oracle Support web site, see Software Releases.
For instructions on how to download software releases from My Oracle Support, see Download Firmware and Software Using My Oracle Support.
Physical Media Request (PMR) – You can request a DVD that contains any of the downloads (patches) available from My Oracle Support.
For information see, Request Physical Media (Online).
Other methods – You can use Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center, Oracle Hardware Management Pack, or Oracle ILOM to update your server software and firmware.
For information, see Installing Updates Using Other Methods