Patch Information

GI PSUs are cumulative and include the Database PSU and associated CPU program security content. This is Jan 2018 PSU having Patch number 27107360 for 11gR2.

OPatch Utility Information

You must use the OPatch utility version or later to apply this patch. Oracle recommends that you use the latest released OPatch version for 11.2 releases, which is available for download from My Oracle Support patch 6880880 by selecting ARU link for the release. It is recommended that you download the Opatch utility and the patch in a shared location to be able to access them from any node in the cluster for the patch application on each node.

[root@RAC18C grid]# export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/11.2.0/grid
[root@RAC18C grid]# export PATH=$ORACLE_HOME/OPatch:$ORACLE_HOME/bin:$PATH:.
[root@RAC18C grid]# opatch version
OPatch Version:

OPatch succeeded.
[root@RAC18C grid]#

OCM Configuration

The OPatch utility will prompt for your OCM (Oracle Configuration Manager) response file when it is run. You should enter a complete path of OCM response file if you already have created this in your environment. OCM response file is required and is not optional.

[root@RAC18C ~]# /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/OPatch/ocm/bin/emocmrsp
OCM Installation Response Generator - Production
Copyright (c) 2005, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Provide your email address to be informed of security issues, install and
initiate Oracle Configuration Manager. Easier for you if you use your My
Oracle Support Email address/User Name.
Visit for details.
Email address/User Name:

You have not provided an email address for notification of security issues.
Do you wish to remain uninformed of security issues ([Y]es, [N]o) [N]: Y
The OCM configuration response file (ocm.rsp) was successfully created.
[root@RAC18C ~]#

Patch Installation

As a root user, execute the following command on each node of the cluster:

[root@RAC18C ~]# opatch auto /u01/sw/27107360/ -oh /u01/app/11.2.0/grid -ocmrf /home/oracle/ocm.rsp
Executing /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/perl/bin/perl /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/OPatch/crs/ -patchdir /u01/sw -patchn 27107360 -oh /u01/app/11.2.0/grid -ocmrf /home/oracle/ocm.rsp -paramfile /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/crs/install/crsconfig_params

This is the main log file: /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/cfgtoollogs/opatchauto2018-03-12_02-51-13.log

This file will show your detected configuration and all the steps that opatchauto attempted to do on your system:

2018-03-12 02:51:13: Starting Clusterware Patch Setup
Using configuration parameter file: /u01/app/11.2.0/grid/crs/install/crsconfig_params

Stopping CRS...
Stopped CRS successfully

patch /u01/sw/27107360/26925576 apply successful for home /u01/app/11.2.0/grid
patch /u01/sw/27107360/26609929 apply successful for home /u01/app/11.2.0/grid
patch /u01/sw/27107360/22502505 apply successful for home /u01/app/11.2.0/grid

Starting CRS...
Installing Trace File Analyzer
CRS-4123: Oracle High Availability Services has been started.

opatch auto succeeded.
[root@RAC18C ~]#

Patch Post-Installation Instructions

Just Check the opatch lspatches to verify

Note: we don’t have a running database, so we skipped the catbundle script

[oracle@RAC18C ~]$ opatch lspatches
22502505;ACFS Patch Set Update : (22502505)
26609929;OCW Patch Set Update : (26609929)
26925576;Database Patch Set Update : (26925576)

OPatch succeeded.

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