Oracle CPU/PSU/BP/RU/RUR : Loading Modified SQL Files into Database

After applied Oracle CPU/PSU/BP/RU/RUR patch sets, one post installation task is “Loading Modified SQL Files Into the Database”.

For RAC and non-RAC, Exadata including ExaCC, ExaCS and non-Exadata, OJVM and non-OJVM, before 12c and after 12c versions, the way to execute SQL files are different from version to version. This post will demonstrate how to run it under different circumstances.

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How to Install and deinstall Oracle Text in 12.1.0.2

This post demonstrates how to deinstall / install Oracle Text in 12.1.0.2. Before doing so, DBA should make sure and understand the component dependencies as below.

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How to Install and deinstall Oracle Text in 11.2.0.4

This post demonstrates how to deinstall / install Oracle Text in 11.2.0.4. Before doing so, DBA should make sure and understand the component dependency as below.

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When Do You Need Startup Upgrade For OJVM PSU/RU Patches

While applying Combo of OJVM and Database Release Update 19.9.0.0.201020, something comes to my mind that when and why “startup upgrade” is needed ? Is it possible to startup database in normal mode before running datapatch command for post-installation step?

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opatchauto : Unable to create patchObject

SYMPTOMS

When applying 19c GI JULY 2020 RU ( 19.8.0.0), opatchauto failed with following errors:

#opatchauto apply /tmp/31305339/
...
..
.

Patch: /tmp/31305339/31281355
Log:
Reason: Failed during Patching: oracle.opatch.opatchsdk.OPatchException: Unable to create patchObject
Possible causes are:
ORACLE_HOME/inventory/oneoffs/31281355 is corrupted. PatchObject constructor: Input file "/u01/app/19.0.0/grid/inventory/oneoffs/31281355/etc/config/actions" or "/u01/app/19.0.0/grid/inventory/oneoffs/31281355/etc/config/inventory" does not exist.
After fixing the cause of failure Run opatchauto resume
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OPATCHAUTO-68061: The orchestration engine failed.
OPATCHAUTO-68061: The orchestration engine failed with return code 1
OPATCHAUTO-68061: Check the log for more details.
OPatchAuto failed.
OPatchauto session completed at Mon Aug 3 21:06:44 2020
Time taken to complete the session 0 minute, 35 seconds
opatchauto failed with error code 42

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