Thursday, July 24, 2014

How to check Pre-requistics Patches while applying Database Patch using opatch

Hi DBAs,

Lot of time we apply Database patches using the opatch,It is mandatory to know the Pre-requistics patches for applying the Patch.We can find it out with the below steps.


Step 1:Go to the Directory where patch is copied(PATCH TOP)
>cd /home/oracle/patch/18308717

Step 2:Execute below command
>$ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch prereq CheckConflictAgainstOHWithDetail -ph ./
Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 11.2.0.3.6
Copyright (c) 2013, Oracle Corporation.  All rights reserved.

PREREQ session

Oracle Home       : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1
Central Inventory : /u01/app/oraInventory
   from           : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/oraInst.loc
OPatch version    : 11.2.0.3.6
OUI version       : 11.2.0.3.0
Log file location : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2014-07-24_17-52-50PM_1.log

Invoking prereq "checkconflictagainstohwithdetail"

Prereq "checkConflictAgainstOHWithDetail" passed.

OPatch succeeded.
node1(TESTDB1)  /home/oracle/patch/18308717
>ls -altr
total 24
-rw-rw-r-- 1 oracle oinstall 5905 May 14 03:35 README.txt
drwxr-xr-x 3 oracle oinstall 4096 May 14 03:35 files
drwxr-xr-x 4 oracle oinstall 4096 May 14 03:35 etc
drwxrw-rw- 3 oracle oinstall 4096 Jul 24 11:30 ..
drwxrwxr-x 4 oracle oinstall 4096 Jul 24 11:30 .
node1(TESTDB1)  /home/oracle/patch/18308717


Step 3:Verify the Log

>vi /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2014-07-24_17-52-50PM_1.log

[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:50 PM]    PREREQ session
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:50 PM]    OPatch invoked as follows: 'prereq CheckConflictAgainstOHWithDetail -ph ./ -invPtrLoc /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/oraInst.loc '
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:50 PM]    OUI-67077:
                             Oracle Home       : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1
                             Central Inventory : /u01/app/oraInventory
                                from           : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/oraInst.loc
                             OPatch version    : 11.2.0.3.6
                             OUI version       : 11.2.0.3.0
                             OUI location      : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/oui
                             Log file location : /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2014-07-24_17-52-50PM_1.log
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:50 PM]    Patch history file: /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch_history.txt
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:50 PM]    Invoking prereq "checkconflictagainstohwithdetail"
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Patch 18308717 is not subset of any other patch processed till now
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Patch ID  18308717
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Patches that conflict: [  ]
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Checking conflicts for patch: 18308717
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Checking conflicts/supersets for patch: 18308717 with patch:18308717
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Checking conflicts/supersets for patch: 18308717 with patch:17076717
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Checking conflicts/supersets for patch: 18308717 with patch:17296419
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Checking conflicts/supersets for patch: 18308717 with patch:16475860
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Prereq "checkConflictAgainstOHWithDetail" passed.
[Jul 24, 2014 5:52:51 PM]    Finishing PrereqSession at Thu Jul 24 17:52:51 IST 2014 

Message:Patch 18308717 is not subset of any other patch processed till now 
From the above logs we can confirm that there are no-prerequistics patches to be applied before applying 18308717.


Enjoy doing DBA tasks...

Happy DBA tasks..

Thanks,

Rafi











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