The first RU (Release Update) for Oracle 12.2 is available on most platforms since July 18, 2017. And of course I started applying the first RU for Oracle Grid 12.2.0.1 as soon as it got released.

Download the RU 12.2.0.1.170718 for Linux

First of all I downloaded the Database RU 12.2.0.1.170718 Patch 26133434 for Linux from MyOracle Support.

Applying the first RU for Oracle Grid 12.2.0.1

Then I unzipped the RU into my /u01 folder, set my environment and did the conflict check.

It’s seem to be fine. Now start the apply the patch.

Check the changes

using the opatch, we can check the patch is successful or not.

Applying SQL changes

Finally I’ll have to apply the necessary SQL changes with datapatch:

Check if the patches have been applied successfully

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