Learn how to use AutoUpgrade to simplify your upgrade tasks.
About Oracle Database AutoUpgrade The AutoUpgrade utility identifies issues before upgrades, performs pre- and postupgrade actions, deploys upgrades, performs postupgrade actions, and starts the upgraded Oracle Database.
Checking for Java Version Support Typically, you start the AutoUpgrade JAR file in the Oracle home from which you are upgrading. However, the Oracle home must contain Java 8.
Enabling Full Deployments for AutoUpgrade To enable a guaranteed restore point (GRP) so that you can flashback an upgrade, you must set up archive logging, and you should complete other tasks to enable AutoUpgrade to complete the upgrade.
Examples of How to Use the AutoUpgrade Console The AutoUpgrade console provides a set of commands to monitor the progress of AutoUpgrade jobs. The console starts by default when you run the AutoUpgrade utility, and is enabled or disabled by the parameters console and noconsole.
How to Override Default Fixups You can use the RUNFIX column entry to disable automated fixups, except in cases where disabling the fixup violates security or Oracle policy.