This topic does not apply to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
apply patchsubcommand of the
raccliutility to apply a patch to a database deployment hosting an Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) database.
Before you begin
Before you apply a patch, make sure the database deployment has the latest cloud tooling because some patches require a certain minimum level of cloud tooling. For more information, see Updating the Cloud Tooling by Using the raccli Utility.
Before you apply a patch, you should back up the deployment. For instructions, see Creating an On-Demand Backup.
To apply a patch to a database deployment by using the
apply patch subcommand:
- Connect to the compute node as the
For detailed instructions, see Connecting to a Compute Node Through Secure Shell (SSH).
- Apply a patch to the Oracle Database home using the
apply patchsubcommand with the
$ raccli apply patch -db -tag tag-name
Where tag-name is the name of the patch. To find out the tag name for the latest available patch, see What's New for Oracle Database Cloud Service.
The Oracle Database home and Grid Infrastructure home are updated on both compute nodes of the deployment. The node from which you run the command is taken offline, patched, and then brought back online. Then the second node is taken offline, patched, and brought back online.