Domain : Zero Downtime Patching
Configuration Options Related Tasks Related Topics
Use this page to roll out any combination of Java Home, Oracle Home or Application upgrades.
Leave the fields blank for patching that is not needed. When specifying Oracle Home, both Rollout Oracle Home and Backup Oracle Home are required.
Name Description Java Home
Select this option to update to a new JAVA_HOME directory.
Select this option to update to a new ORACLE_HOME directory.
Select this option to update one or more applications.
Select this option to update any combination of JAVA_HOME, ORACLE_HOME, and one or more applications.
Select this option to perform a rolling restart of servers. Rolling restart determines which servers need to be restarted and creates a workflow to shut them down gracefully and restart them safely,
Lists the domain, clusters, or servers that you selected as targets for the update.
The new JAVA_HOME to update to. The new JAVA_HOME must refer to a valid JAVA_HOME path installed on each machine. The rollout operation will not run the Java installer.
If selected, the patching operation will be evaluated but will not be executed. This option is not selected by default.
Auto Revert on Failure
If selected, the patching operation will automatically revert if there is a failure. If not selected, the patching operation will stop if there is a failure and will wait for you to resume it. This option is selected by default.
Select this option if the sessions between the patched and unpatched versions of Oracle Home are compatible; this affects session handling a graceful server shutdown times. Do not select this option is special consideration should be taken into account to preserve unpatched sessions; this could impact the amount of time it takes for the update to complete.
The location of the archive or local directory that contains the version of Oracle Home to update to. This Oracle Home will replace the current Oracle Home. The archive is typically a JAR file created with the copyBinary script.
The name of the local directory to which the current Oracle Home will be moved and renamed.
Select this option to specify that the change being rolled out is a previous patch release of Oracle Home, that is, the Oracle Home being rolled out has a lower patch version than the current Oracle Home.
The full path to a readable file on the Administration Server that contains information about each application that is being upgraded. The file must be text file with the application information specified in JSON format.
The full path to a readable file on the Administration Server that contains information about migration. The file contains migration options for fine grained control of service migrations during a rollout. This supports service migrations (JMS or JTA) as well as server migration (WSM) The file must be text file in JSON format.
- Create a Patching Workflow for a Domain, Clusters, or Servers
- Evaluate a Patching Workflow
- Perform a Rolling Restart of Servers
- View Patching Workflow Progress
- Roll Back a Successful Rollout