Ksplice for Exadata

Here is detailed how installing online Uptrack fixes on the Exadata Linux Kernel using Oracle Kesplice.

Quick licensing information this option requires “Oracle Linux Premier Support Customers” for all details please visit this link


Exadata Online Linux Kernel Patching

Downloading the Uptrack from linux.oracle.com

If still present remove the exadata-sun.*computenode-exact RPM

yum list installed | grep 'exadata-sun.*computenode-exact'

[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]# yum list installed | grep 'exadata-sun.*computenode-exact'
exadata-sun-vm-computenode-exact.noarch
[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]#

[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]# yum erase exadata-sun-vm-computenode-exact.noarch
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package exadata-sun-vm-computenode-exact.noarch 0:19.3.4.0.0.200130-1 will be erased
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved


Install the Uptrack update

[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]# yum install uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200417-0.noarch.rpm
Examining uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200417-0.noarch.rpm: uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200417-0.noarch
Marking uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200417-0.noarch.rpm as an update to uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200128-0.noarch
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64.noarch 0:20200128-0 will be updated
---> Package uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64.noarch 0:20200417-0 will be an update
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

Upgrade 1 Package

Total size: 18 M
Is this ok [y/d/N]: y
Downloading packages:
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
Running transaction
Updating : uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200417-0.noarch 1/2
The following steps will be taken:
Install [mnnc6fcu] CVE-2019-3016: Privilege escalation in KVM guest paravirtualized TLB flushes.
Install [tvgkcphj] Improved fix to CVE-2019-3016: Privilege escalation in KVM guest paravirtualized TLB flushes.
Install [bss17slx] CVE-2019-19332: Denial-of-service in KVM cpuid emulation reporting.
Install [sl587t78] Missing Non Maskable Interrupts on AMD KVM guests.
Install [98393wix] CVE-2016-5244: Information leak in the RDS network protocol.
Install [alabfukc] CVE-2019-17666: Remote code execution in Realtek peer-to-peer Wifi.
Install [sc77umtr] CVE-2019-0155: Privilege escalation in Intel i915 graphics driver.
Install [o8kefoq8] CVE-2019-0154: Denial-of-service in Intel i915 graphics driver.
Install [cy9t2fe7] Improved fix to CVE-2019-11135: Side-channel information leak in Intel TSX on late microcode update.
Install [3h40qtja] IO hang on block multiqueue device waits.
Install [ll4csbbo] CVE-2019-20054: Denial-of-service in procfs sysctl removal.
Install [r7vboahq] Deadlock in Reliable Datagram socket connection.
Install [pojd20br] Denial-of-service in Reliable Datagram Socket send cancellation.
Install [ayrz7nql] CVE-2020-2732: Privilege escalation in Intel KVM nested emulation.
Install [e6szjj4l] CVE-2019-14901: Denial-of-service when parsing TDLS action frame in Marvell WiFi-Ex driver.
Install [9253ftyr] CVE-2019-15291: Denial-of-service in B2C2 FlexCop driver probing.
Install [h6qm8tqh] IO hang in Reliable Datagram Socket remote DMA socket closing.
Install [jmo8wvme] Denial-of-service in CIFS POSIX file locks on close.
Install [c92mbxy5] CVE-2019-15538: Denial-of-service in XFS filesystem with Quota support enabled.
Install [6z2m3403] CVE-2020-7053: Use-after-free when destroying i915 GEM context.
Install [c5t3d5fa] NULL dereference while loading userspace I/O driver.
Install [8dgt3zi6] CVE-2019-14895: Denial-of-service when receiving Country WLAN element in Marvell WiFi-Ex driver.
Install [a4scbw6j] Kernel panic in Infiniband RDMA QP send queues.
Install [9m542zj0] Denial-of-service in IPMI device registration.
Install [jq0r6r0v] Denial-of-service in Pressure Stall Information cgroup destruction.
Install [m5jqkbu3] Denial-of-service in Infiniband pool destruction.
Install [miag3lwz] CVE-2019-19338: Missing Intel TAA mitigation in KVM guests.
Install [28o9c5jg] CVE-2019-14615: Information leak in Intel i915 generation 9 devices.
Install [e9ghelsq] Race condition in crypto initialization causes denial-of-service.
Install [8kg2ltrj] Denial-of-service in XFS whiteout renames.
Install [djt21tl9] NULL pointer dereference when mounting a GFS2 filesystem.
Install [fmlfqa0h] NULL-pointer dereference when driver logs in/out of system.
Install [r0hywzwk] Soft lockup in low memory situation due to misused allocator in LPFC.
Install [o6ivsuer] Use-after-free due to race condition in LPFC NVME write handling.
Install [muzxn90m] Hard lock up when handling aborts for LPFC.
Install [297glmum] Soft lockup when multiple threads read /proc/stat simultaneously.
Install [p2wsrgbk] Denial-of-service in the batman-adv subsystem.
Install [tg92ldhm] Spurious signals during TTY reopen.
Install [e6k3gzxq] CVE-2019-18809: Memory leak when identifying state in Afatech AF9005 DVB-T USB1.1 driver.
Install [9ccfw3yo] CVE-2019-18806: Memory leak when allocating large buffers in QLogic QLA3XXX Network driver.
Install [73fkk23h] Use-after-free when using NFS with page cache.
Install [d4thcifo] NULL pointer dereference during UBIFS mount.
Install [jdwrgfic] CVE-2020-10942: Out-of-bounds memory access in the Virtual host driver.
Install [iizw2yj1] Use-after-free when constructing ERSPAN packet header.
Install [221vs9ih] Deadlock when deleting NVMe namespace fails.
Install [1outnjhr] Out-of-bounds read when transmitting packet using XFRM.

Install [i6sjtrm9] Point-to-Point Protocol IOCDETACH ioctl causes use-after-free.
Install [8grqdp2d] Flawed logic in read/write semaphore implementation causes crash.
Install [jsndggsn] System fails to generate vmcore dump after panic.
Install [p6dow9c8] CVE-2018-5953: Information leak in software IO TLB driver.
Installing [mnnc6fcu] CVE-2019-3016: Privilege escalation in KVM guest paravirtualized TLB flushes.
Installing [tvgkcphj] Improved fix to CVE-2019-3016: Privilege escalation in KVM guest paravirtualized TLB flushes.
Installing [bss17slx] CVE-2019-19332: Denial-of-service in KVM cpuid emulation reporting.
Installing [sl587t78] Missing Non Maskable Interrupts on AMD KVM guests.
Installing [98393wix] CVE-2016-5244: Information leak in the RDS network protocol.
Installing [alabfukc] CVE-2019-17666: Remote code execution in Realtek peer-to-peer Wifi.
Installing [sc77umtr] CVE-2019-0155: Privilege escalation in Intel i915 graphics driver.
Installing [o8kefoq8] CVE-2019-0154: Denial-of-service in Intel i915 graphics driver.
Installing [cy9t2fe7] Improved fix to CVE-2019-11135: Side-channel information leak in Intel TSX on late microcode update.
Installing [3h40qtja] IO hang on block multiqueue device waits.
Installing [ll4csbbo] CVE-2019-20054: Denial-of-service in procfs sysctl removal.
Installing [r7vboahq] Deadlock in Reliable Datagram socket connection.
Installing [pojd20br] Denial-of-service in Reliable Datagram Socket send cancellation.
Installing [ayrz7nql] CVE-2020-2732: Privilege escalation in Intel KVM nested emulation.
Installing [e6szjj4l] CVE-2019-14901: Denial-of-service when parsing TDLS action frame in Marvell WiFi-Ex driver.
Installing [9253ftyr] CVE-2019-15291: Denial-of-service in B2C2 FlexCop driver probing.
Installing [h6qm8tqh] IO hang in Reliable Datagram Socket remote DMA socket closing.
Installing [jmo8wvme] Denial-of-service in CIFS POSIX file locks on close.
Installing [c92mbxy5] CVE-2019-15538: Denial-of-service in XFS filesystem with Quota support enabled.
Installing [6z2m3403] CVE-2020-7053: Use-after-free when destroying i915 GEM context.
Installing [c5t3d5fa] NULL dereference while loading userspace I/O driver.
Installing [8dgt3zi6] CVE-2019-14895: Denial-of-service when receiving Country WLAN element in Marvell WiFi-Ex driver.
Installing [a4scbw6j] Kernel panic in Infiniband RDMA QP send queues.
Installing [9m542zj0] Denial-of-service in IPMI device registration.
Installing [jq0r6r0v] Denial-of-service in Pressure Stall Information cgroup destruction.
Installing [m5jqkbu3] Denial-of-service in Infiniband pool destruction.
Installing [miag3lwz] CVE-2019-19338: Missing Intel TAA mitigation in KVM guests.
Installing [28o9c5jg] CVE-2019-14615: Information leak in Intel i915 generation 9 devices.
Installing [e9ghelsq] Race condition in crypto initialization causes denial-of-service.
Installing [8kg2ltrj] Denial-of-service in XFS whiteout renames.
Installing [djt21tl9] NULL pointer dereference when mounting a GFS2 filesystem.
Installing [fmlfqa0h] NULL-pointer dereference when driver logs in/out of system.
Installing [r0hywzwk] Soft lockup in low memory situation due to misused allocator in LPFC.
Installing [o6ivsuer] Use-after-free due to race condition in LPFC NVME write handling.
Installing [muzxn90m] Hard lock up when handling aborts for LPFC.
Installing [297glmum] Soft lockup when multiple threads read /proc/stat simultaneously.
Installing [p2wsrgbk] Denial-of-service in the batman-adv subsystem.
Installing [tg92ldhm] Spurious signals during TTY reopen.
Installing [e6k3gzxq] CVE-2019-18809: Memory leak when identifying state in Afatech AF9005 DVB-T USB1.1 driver.
Installing [9ccfw3yo] CVE-2019-18806: Memory leak when allocating large buffers in QLogic QLA3XXX Network driver.
Installing [73fkk23h] Use-after-free when using NFS with page cache.
Installing [d4thcifo] NULL pointer dereference during UBIFS mount.
Installing [jdwrgfic] CVE-2020-10942: Out-of-bounds memory access in the Virtual host driver.
Installing [iizw2yj1] Use-after-free when constructing ERSPAN packet header.
Installing [221vs9ih] Deadlock when deleting NVMe namespace fails.
Installing [1outnjhr] Out-of-bounds read when transmitting packet using XFRM.
Installing [i6sjtrm9] Point-to-Point Protocol IOCDETACH ioctl causes use-after-free.
Installing [8grqdp2d] Flawed logic in read/write semaphore implementation causes crash.
Installing [jsndggsn] System fails to generate vmcore dump after panic.
Installing [p6dow9c8] CVE-2018-5953: Information leak in software IO TLB driver.
Your kernel is fully up to date.
Effective kernel version is 4.14.35-1902.301.1.el7uek
Cleanup : uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200128-0.noarch 2/2
Verifying : uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200417-0.noarch 1/2
Verifying : uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200128-0.noarch 2/2

Updated:
uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64.noarch 0:20200417-0

Complete!
[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]#


Check the Newly Installed Uptrack Version

[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]# yum list installed | grep uptrack-updates
uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64.noarch
20200417-0 @/uptrack-updates-4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64-20200417-0.noarch


[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]# uname -r
4.14.35-1902.9.2.el7uek.x86_64


[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]# uptrack-uname -r
4.14.35-1902.301.1.el7uek.x86_64


[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]# uptrack-show
Installed updates:
[qb92vyqf] Known exploit detection.
[inu8wb4r] Known exploit detection for CVE-2017-7308.
[cd8sbgv7] Known exploit detection for CVE-2018-14634.
[1kzvx01a] KPTI enablement for Ksplice.
[6vwn8ut1] Known exploit detection for CVE-2018-18445.
[4zccrjds] KSPLICE enablement for patching KVM Intel module.
[gzezyqb5] Memory leak in Mellanox ConnextX HCA Infiniband CX-3 virtual functions.
[bk9sc6f2] NULL pointer dereference when mounting a CIFS filesystem with invalid mount option.
[tiomcx4f] CVE-2019-15917: Use-after-free when registering Bluetooth HCI uart device.
[1oztqfiv] Memory corruption in Reliable Datagram Socket send completion.
[13vvcp2l] Oracle ASM device hang during offline.
[d1r03k7l] Network stall during RDMA failover.
[mnnc6fcu] CVE-2019-3016: Privilege escalation in KVM guest paravirtualized TLB flushes.
[tvgkcphj] Improved fix to CVE-2019-3016: Privilege escalation in KVM guest paravirtualized TLB flushes.
[bss17slx] CVE-2019-19332: Denial-of-service in KVM cpuid emulation reporting.
[sl587t78] Missing Non Maskable Interrupts on AMD KVM guests.
[98393wix] CVE-2016-5244: Information leak in the RDS network protocol.
[alabfukc] CVE-2019-17666: Remote code execution in Realtek peer-to-peer Wifi.
[sc77umtr] CVE-2019-0155: Privilege escalation in Intel i915 graphics driver.
[o8kefoq8] CVE-2019-0154: Denial-of-service in Intel i915 graphics driver.
[cy9t2fe7] Improved fix to CVE-2019-11135: Side-channel information leak in Intel TSX on late microcode update.
[3h40qtja] IO hang on block multiqueue device waits.
[ll4csbbo] CVE-2019-20054: Denial-of-service in procfs sysctl removal.
[r7vboahq] Deadlock in Reliable Datagram socket connection.
[pojd20br] Denial-of-service in Reliable Datagram Socket send cancellation.
[ayrz7nql] CVE-2020-2732: Privilege escalation in Intel KVM nested emulation.
[e6szjj4l] CVE-2019-14901: Denial-of-service when parsing TDLS action frame in Marvell WiFi-Ex driver.
[9253ftyr] CVE-2019-15291: Denial-of-service in B2C2 FlexCop driver probing.
[h6qm8tqh] IO hang in Reliable Datagram Socket remote DMA socket closing.
[jmo8wvme] Denial-of-service in CIFS POSIX file locks on close.
[c92mbxy5] CVE-2019-15538: Denial-of-service in XFS filesystem with Quota support enabled.
[6z2m3403] CVE-2020-7053: Use-after-free when destroying i915 GEM context.
[c5t3d5fa] NULL dereference while loading userspace I/O driver.
[8dgt3zi6] CVE-2019-14895: Denial-of-service when receiving Country WLAN element in Marvell WiFi-Ex driver.
[a4scbw6j] Kernel panic in Infiniband RDMA QP send queues.
[9m542zj0] Denial-of-service in IPMI device registration.
[jq0r6r0v] Denial-of-service in Pressure Stall Information cgroup destruction.
[m5jqkbu3] Denial-of-service in Infiniband pool destruction.
[miag3lwz] CVE-2019-19338: Missing Intel TAA mitigation in KVM guests.
[28o9c5jg] CVE-2019-14615: Information leak in Intel i915 generation 9 devices.
[e9ghelsq] Race condition in crypto initialization causes denial-of-service.
[8kg2ltrj] Denial-of-service in XFS whiteout renames.
[djt21tl9] NULL pointer dereference when mounting a GFS2 filesystem.
[fmlfqa0h] NULL-pointer dereference when driver logs in/out of system.
[r0hywzwk] Soft lockup in low memory situation due to misused allocator in LPFC.
[o6ivsuer] Use-after-free due to race condition in LPFC NVME write handling.
[muzxn90m] Hard lock up when handling aborts for LPFC.
[297glmum] Soft lockup when multiple threads read /proc/stat simultaneously.
[p2wsrgbk] Denial-of-service in the batman-adv subsystem.
[tg92ldhm] Spurious signals during TTY reopen.
[e6k3gzxq] CVE-2019-18809: Memory leak when identifying state in Afatech AF9005 DVB-T USB1.1 driver.
[9ccfw3yo] CVE-2019-18806: Memory leak when allocating large buffers in QLogic QLA3XXX Network driver.
[73fkk23h] Use-after-free when using NFS with page cache.
[d4thcifo] NULL pointer dereference during UBIFS mount.
[jdwrgfic] CVE-2020-10942: Out-of-bounds memory access in the Virtual host driver.
[iizw2yj1] Use-after-free when constructing ERSPAN packet header.
[221vs9ih] Deadlock when deleting NVMe namespace fails.
[1outnjhr] Out-of-bounds read when transmitting packet using XFRM.
[i6sjtrm9] Point-to-Point Protocol IOCDETACH ioctl causes use-after-free.
[8grqdp2d] Flawed logic in read/write semaphore implementation causes crash.
[jsndggsn] System fails to generate vmcore dump after panic.
[p6dow9c8] CVE-2018-5953: Information leak in software IO TLB driver.

Effective kernel version is 4.14.35-1902.301.1.el7uek
[root@tvdexa07db01 Ksplice]#


One last personal feedback about Oracle Kesplice, this tool is really cool! Few times I used to quickly and effectively fix Kernel Bug online, avoiding unplanned service interruption.

Bulk Exadata Patching

After more than 11 year from the launch Oracle Exadata Machine has become popular on many companies across industries, making administrators, developers and final users almost unanimously satisfied about performance and availability.

But also, on Exadata there are cumbersome maintenance activities like patching.

Most of my Exadata customers have acquired 2 non-full RACKs, which makes the patching effort quite reasonable; but recently I started working on a project with multiple full RACKs, with tens of Storage Servers, Compute Nodes and hundreds of Virtual Machines…

A very challenging environment, especially when it came to patching…

Patching all the systems using the standard patchmgr utiliy was not acceptable, therefore I had to replace my standard patching procedure with a new one offering automation and scalability.

At this subject Oracle provides few handy options:

Patching Exadata Infrastructure

  • Storage Server Patching via http/https server: starting with Oracle Exadata System Software release 18.1.0.0.0, it is possible to patch the Storage Servers using an external http server hosting the new software image. The activitiy can be scheduled up to one week before the installation, allowing on each Cell the Management Server (MS) to start downloading and run pre-checks in advance. MS interrupts the software upgrade and generates an alert if the Cell does not comply with all pre-requisites.
  • Unbreakable Linux Network: ULN offers software patches, updates, and fixes for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. The implementation of a local YUM repository leverages the patch automation of the bare metal OS or dom0/domU.
  • InfiniBand Switch: standard rolling upgrade patching procedure using patchmgr.

Patching Grid Infrastructure & RDBMS

  • GI & RDBMS: those components are patched using the standard Oracle tools common to all platforms, but the entire process has been parallalized using OS tools like dcli commands.

Overview Bulk Exadata Patching


Main Patching Commands

Storage Server – Scheduling Automated Storage Server Update via HTTP/HTTPS

On the Storage Cell set the local Apache location hosting the cell software

[root@efucndb01-a ~]# dcli -l root -g ~/cells cellcli -e 'alter softwareUpdate store=\"http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw\"'
efucncel01-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel02-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel03-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel04-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel05-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel06-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel07-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel08-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel09-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel10-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel11-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel12-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel13-a: Software Update successfully altered.
efucncel14-a: Software Update successfully altered.
[root@efucndb01-a ~]#

Schedule the update

[root@efucndb01-a ~]# dcli -l root -g ~/cells cellcli -e 'alter softwareUpdate time=\"03:20 AM WEDNESDAY\"'
efucncel01-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel02-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel03-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel04-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel05-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel06-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel07-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel08-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel09-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel10-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel11-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel12-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel13-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
efucncel14-a: Software update is scheduled to begin at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00.
[root@efucndb01-a ~]#

Verify the scheduled upgrade

[root@efucndb01-a ~]# dcli -l root -g ~/cells cellcli -e 'list softwareupdate detail'
efucncel01-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel01-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel01-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel01-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel02-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel02-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel02-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel02-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel03-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel03-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel03-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel03-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel04-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel04-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel04-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel04-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel05-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel05-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel05-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel05-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel06-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel06-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel06-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel06-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel07-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel07-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel07-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel07-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel08-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel08-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel08-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel08-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel09-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel09-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel09-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel09-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel10-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel10-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel10-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel10-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel11-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel11-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel11-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel11-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel12-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel12-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel12-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel12-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel13-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel13-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel13-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel13-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel14-a: name: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
efucncel14-a: status: PreReq OK. Ready to update at: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
efucncel14-a: store: http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/cellsw
efucncel14-a: time: 2020-02-05T03:20:00+01:00
[root@efucndb01-a ~]#

Unbreakable Linux Network

dom0 checks

[root@efuconsole dbserver_patch_19.200120]# ./patchmgr -dbnodes ~/dom0 -precheck -yum_repo http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/yum/EngineeredSystems/exadata/dbserver/dom0/19.3.4.0.0/base/x86_64 -target_version 19.3.4.0.0.200130

NOTE patchmgr release: 19.200120 (always check MOS 1553103.1 for the latest release of dbserver.patch.zip)
NOTE
WARNING Do not interrupt the patchmgr session.
WARNING Do not resize the screen. It may disturb the screen layout.
WARNING Do not reboot database nodes during update or rollback.
WARNING Do not open logfiles in write mode and do not try to alter them.

2020-02-06 14:06:17 +0100 :Working: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-06 14:06:19 +0100 :SUCCESS: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-06 14:06:22 +0100 :Working: Initiate precheck on 8 node(s)
2020-02-06 14:07:36 +0100 :Working: Check free space on node(s)
2020-02-06 14:07:42 +0100 :SUCCESS: Check free space on node(s)
2020-02-06 14:08:07 +0100 :Working: dbnodeupdate.sh running a precheck on node(s).
2020-02-06 14:09:43 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate precheck on node(s).
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :SUCCESS: Completed run of command: ./patchmgr -dbnodes /root/dom0 -precheck -yum_repo http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/yum/EngineeredSystems/exadata/dbserver/dom0/19.3.4.0.0/base/x86_64 -target_version 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : Precheck attempted on nodes in file /root/dom0: [efucndb01-a efucndb02-a efucndb03-a efucndb04-a efucndb05-a efucndb06-a efucndb07-a efucndb08-a]
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : Current image version on dbnode(s) is:
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : efucndb01-a: 19.2.6.0.0.190911.1
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : efucndb02-a: 19.2.6.0.0.190911.1
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : efucndb03-a: 19.2.6.0.0.190911.1
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : efucndb04-a: 19.2.6.0.0.190911.1
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : efucndb05-a: 19.2.6.0.0.190911.1
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : efucndb06-a: 19.2.6.0.0.190911.1
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : efucndb07-a: 19.2.6.0.0.190911.1
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : efucndb08-a: 19.2.6.0.0.190911.1
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : For details, check the following files in /EXAVMIMAGES/Patch/patchmgr_DBSERVER/dbserver_patch_19.200120:
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : - _dbnodeupdate.log
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : - patchmgr.log
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : - patchmgr.trc
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : Exit status:0
2020-02-06 14:09:45 +0100 :INFO : Exiting.
[root@efucndb01-a dbserver_patch_19.200120]#

dom0 upgrade

[root@efuconsole dbserver_patch_19.200120]# ./patchmgr -dbnodes ~/dom0 -upgrade -yum_repo http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/yum/EngineeredSystems/exadata/dbserver/dom0/19.3.4.0.0/base/x86_64 -target_version 19.3.4.0.0.200130

NOTE patchmgr release: 19.200120 (always check MOS 1553103.1 for the latest release of dbserver.patch.zip)
NOTE
NOTE Database nodes will reboot during the update process.
NOTE
WARNING Do not interrupt the patchmgr session.
WARNING Do not resize the screen. It may disturb the screen layout.
WARNING Do not reboot database nodes during update or rollback.
WARNING Do not open logfiles in write mode and do not try to alter them.

2020-02-06 14:29:11 +0100 :Working: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-06 14:29:13 +0100 :SUCCESS: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-06 14:29:15 +0100 :Working: Initiate prepare steps on node(s).
2020-02-06 14:29:17 +0100 :Working: Check free space on node(s)
2020-02-06 14:29:23 +0100 :SUCCESS: Check free space on node(s)
2020-02-06 14:29:59 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate prepare steps on node(s).
2020-02-06 14:29:59 +0100 :Working: Initiate update on 8 node(s).
2020-02-06 14:29:59 +0100 :Working: dbnodeupdate.sh running a backup on 8 node(s).
2020-02-06 14:36:16 +0100 :SUCCESS: dbnodeupdate.sh running a backup on 8 node(s).
2020-02-06 14:36:16 +0100 :Working: Initiate update on node(s)
2020-02-06 14:36:16 +0100 :Working: Get information about any required OS upgrades from node(s).
2020-02-06 14:36:28 +0100 :SUCCESS: Get information about any required OS upgrades from node(s).
2020-02-06 14:36:28 +0100 :Working: dbnodeupdate.sh running an update step on all nodes.
2020-02-06 14:56:38 +0100 :INFO : efucndb01-a is ready to reboot.
2020-02-06 14:56:38 +0100 :INFO : efucndb02-a is ready to reboot.
2020-02-06 14:56:38 +0100 :INFO : efucndb03-a is ready to reboot.
2020-02-06 14:56:38 +0100 :INFO : efucndb04-a is ready to reboot.
2020-02-06 14:56:38 +0100 :INFO : efucndb05-a is ready to reboot.
2020-02-06 14:56:38 +0100 :INFO : efucndb06-a is ready to reboot.
2020-02-06 14:56:38 +0100 :INFO : efucndb07-a is ready to reboot.
2020-02-06 14:56:38 +0100 :INFO : efucndb08-a is ready to reboot.
2020-02-06 14:56:39 +0100 :SUCCESS: dbnodeupdate.sh running an update step on all nodes.
2020-02-06 14:56:51 +0100 :Working: Initiate reboot on node(s)
2020-02-06 14:56:55 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate reboot on node(s)
2020-02-06 14:56:55 +0100 :Working: Waiting to ensure node(s) is down before reboot.
2020-02-06 14:58:20 +0100 :SUCCESS: Waiting to ensure node(s) is down before reboot.
2020-02-06 14:58:20 +0100 :Working: Waiting to ensure node(s) is up after reboot.
2020-02-06 15:04:23 +0100 :SUCCESS: Waiting to ensure node(s) is up after reboot.
2020-02-06 15:04:23 +0100 :Working: Waiting to connect to node(s) with SSH. During Linux upgrades this can take some time.
2020-02-06 15:27:46 +0100 :SUCCESS: Waiting to connect to node(s) with SSH. During Linux upgrades this can take some time.
2020-02-06 15:27:46 +0100 :Working: Wait for node(s) is ready for the completion step of update.
2020-02-06 15:31:29 +0100 :SUCCESS: Wait for node(s) is ready for the completion step of update.
2020-02-06 15:31:30 +0100 :Working: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on node(s)
2020-02-06 15:48:10 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on efucndb01-a
2020-02-06 15:48:14 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on efucndb02-a
2020-02-06 15:48:19 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on efucndb03-a
2020-02-06 15:48:30 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on efucndb04-a
2020-02-06 15:48:35 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on efucndb05-a
2020-02-06 15:48:46 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on efucndb06-a
2020-02-06 15:48:50 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on efucndb07-a
2020-02-06 15:49:02 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate completion step from dbnodeupdate.sh on efucndb08-a
2020-02-06 15:49:18 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate update on node(s).
2020-02-06 15:49:18 +0100 :SUCCESS: Initiate update on 0 node(s).
[INFO ] Collected dbnodeupdate diag in file: Diag_patchmgr_dbnode_upgrade_060220142909.tbz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6381043 Feb 6 15:49 Diag_patchmgr_dbnode_upgrade_060220142909.tbz
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :SUCCESS: Completed run of command: ./patchmgr -dbnodes /root/dom0 -upgrade -yum_repo http://uln-yum.emilianofusaglia.net/yum/EngineeredSystems/exadata/dbserver/dom0/19.3.4.0.0/base/x86_64 -target_version 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : Upgrade attempted on nodes in file /root/dom0: [efucndb01-a efucndb02-a efucndb03-a efucndb04-a efucndb05-a efucndb06-a efucndb07-a efucndb08-a]
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : Current image version on dbnode(s) is:
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : efucndb01-a: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : efucndb02-a: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : efucndb03-a: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : efucndb04-a: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : efucndb05-a: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : efucndb06-a: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : efucndb07-a: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : efucndb08-a: 19.3.4.0.0.200130
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : For details, check the following files in /EXAVMIMAGES/Patch/patchmgr_DBSERVER/dbserver_patch_19.200120:
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : - _dbnodeupdate.log
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : - patchmgr.log
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : - patchmgr.trc
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : Exit status:0
2020-02-06 15:49:22 +0100 :INFO : Exiting.

InfiniBand Switch

IB switch checks

[root@efucndb01-a patch_switch_19.3.4.0.0.200130]# ./patchmgr -ibswitches ~/ibs -upgrade -ibswitch_precheck
2020-02-10 07:57:44 +0100 :Working: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-10 07:57:46 +0100 :SUCCESS: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-10 07:57:47 +0100 1 of 1 :Working: Initiate pre-upgrade validation check on InfiniBand switch(es).
----- InfiniBand switch update process started 2020-02-10 07:57:48 +0100 -----
[NOTE ] Log file at /EXAVMIMAGES/Patch/IBs_19.3.4.0.0/patch_switch_19.3.4.0.0.200130/upgradeIBSwitch.log
[INFO ] List of InfiniBand switches for upgrade: ( efucnsw-iba01-a efucnsw-ibb01-a )
[SUCCESS ] Verifying Network connectivity to efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying Network connectivity to efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Validating verify-topology output
[INFO ] Master Subnet Manager is set to "efucnsw-iba01-a" in all Switches
[INFO ] ---------- Starting with InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-iba01-a
[WARNING ] Infiniband switch meets minimal version requirements, but downgrade is only available to 2.2.13-2 with the current package.
To downgrade to other versions:
Manually download the InfiniBand switch firmware package to the patch directory
Set export variable "EXADATA_IMAGE_IBSWITCH_DOWNGRADE_VERSION" to the appropriate version
Run patchmgr command to initiate downgrade.
[SUCCESS ] Verify SSH access to the patchmgr host efucndb01-a.emilianofusaglia.net from the InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-iba01-a.
[INFO ] Starting pre-update validation on efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that /tmp has 150M in efucnsw-iba01-a, found 492M
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that / has 20M in efucnsw-iba01-a, found 28M
[SUCCESS ] NTP daemon is running on efucnsw-iba01-a.
[INFO ] Manually validate the following entries Date:(YYYY-aM-DD) 2020-02-10 Time:(HH:MM:SS) 07:58:05
[INFO ] Validating the current firmware on the InfiniBand Switch
[SUCCESS ] Firmware verification on InfiniBand switch efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that the patchmgr host efucndb01-a.emilianofusaglia.net is recognized on the InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-iba01-a through getHostByName
[SUCCESS ] Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq on efucnsw-iba01-a
[INFO ] Finished pre-update validation on efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Pre-update validation on efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Prereq check on efucnsw-iba01-a
[INFO ] ---------- Starting with InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-ibb01-a
[WARNING ] Infiniband switch meets minimal version requirements, but downgrade is only available to 2.2.13-2 with the current package.
To downgrade to other versions:
Manually download the InfiniBand switch firmware package to the patch directory
Set export variable "EXADATA_IMAGE_IBSWITCH_DOWNGRADE_VERSION" to the appropriate version
Run patchmgr command to initiate downgrade.
[SUCCESS ] Verify SSH access to the patchmgr host efucndb01-a.emilianofusaglia.net from the InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-ibb01-a.
[INFO ] Starting pre-update validation on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that /tmp has 150M in efucnsw-ibb01-a, found 492M
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that / has 20M in efucnsw-ibb01-a, found 28M
[SUCCESS ] NTP daemon is running on efucnsw-ibb01-a.
[INFO ] Manually validate the following entries Date:(YYYY-aM-DD) 2020-02-10 Time:(HH:MM:SS) 07:58:25
[INFO ] Validating the current firmware on the InfiniBand Switch
[SUCCESS ] Firmware verification on InfiniBand switch efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that the patchmgr host efucndb01-a.emilianofusaglia.net is recognized on the InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-ibb01-a through getHostByName
[SUCCESS ] Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[INFO ] Finished pre-update validation on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Pre-update validation on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Prereq check on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Overall status
----- InfiniBand switch update process ended 2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 -----
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 1 of 1 :SUCCESS: Initiate pre-upgrade validation check on InfiniBand switch(es).
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :SUCCESS: Completed run of command: ./patchmgr -ibswitches /root/ibs -upgrade -ibswitch_precheck
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : upgrade attempted on nodes in file /root/ibs: [efucnsw-iba01-a efucnsw-ibb01-a]
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : For details, check the following files in /EXAVMIMAGES/Patch/IBs_19.3.4.0.0/patch_switch_19.3.4.0.0.200130:
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : - upgradeIBSwitch.log
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : - upgradeIBSwitch.trc
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : - patchmgr.stdout
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : - patchmgr.stderr
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : - patchmgr.log
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : - patchmgr.trc
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : Exit status:0
2020-02-10 07:58:42 +0100 :INFO : Exiting.
[root@efucndb01-a patch_switch_19.3.4.0.0.200130]#

IB switch upgrade

[root@efucndb01-a patch_switch_19.3.4.0.0.200130]# ./patchmgr -ibswitches ~/ibs -upgrade
2020-02-10 07:59:22 +0100 :Working: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-10 07:59:24 +0100 :SUCCESS: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-10 07:59:25 +0100 1 of 1 :Working: Initiate upgrade of InfiniBand switches to 2.2.14-1. Expect up to 40 minutes for each switch
----- InfiniBand switch update process started 2020-02-10 07:59:25 +0100 -----
[NOTE ] Log file at /EXAVMIMAGES/Patch/IBs_19.3.4.0.0/patch_switch_19.3.4.0.0.200130/upgradeIBSwitch.log
[INFO ] List of InfiniBand switches for upgrade: ( efucnsw-iba01-a efucnsw-ibb01-a )
[SUCCESS ] Verifying Network connectivity to efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying Network connectivity to efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Validating verify-topology output
[INFO ] Proceeding with upgrade of InfiniBand switches to version 2.2.14_1
[INFO ] Master Subnet Manager is set to "efucnsw-iba01-a" in all Switches
[INFO ] ---------- Starting with InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-iba01-a
[WARNING ] Infiniband switch meets minimal version requirements, but downgrade is only available to 2.2.13-2 with the current package.
To downgrade to other versions:
Manually download the InfiniBand switch firmware package to the patch directory
Set export variable "EXADATA_IMAGE_IBSWITCH_DOWNGRADE_VERSION" to the appropriate version
Run patchmgr command to initiate downgrade.
[SUCCESS ] Verify SSH access to the patchmgr host efucndb01-a.emilianofusaglia.net from the InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-iba01-a.
[INFO ] Starting pre-update validation on efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that /tmp has 150M in efucnsw-iba01-a, found 492M
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that / has 20M in efucnsw-iba01-a, found 26M
[SUCCESS ] Service opensmd is running on InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] NTP daemon is running on efucnsw-iba01-a.
[INFO ] Manually validate the following entries Date:(YYYY-aM-DD) 2020-02-10 Time:(HH:MM:SS) 07:59:41
[INFO ] Validating the current firmware on the InfiniBand Switch
[SUCCESS ] Firmware verification on InfiniBand switch efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that the patchmgr host efucndb01-a.emilianofusaglia.net is recognized on the InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-iba01-a through getHostByName
[SUCCESS ] Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq on efucnsw-iba01-a
[INFO ] Finished pre-update validation on efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Pre-update validation on efucnsw-iba01-a
[INFO ] Package will be downloaded at firmware update time via scp
[SUCCESS ] Execute plugin check for Patching on efucnsw-iba01-a
[INFO ] Starting upgrade on efucnsw-iba01-a to 2.2.14_1. Please give upto 15 mins for the process to complete. DO NOT INTERRUPT or HIT CTRL+C during the upgrade
[INFO ] Rebooting efucnsw-iba01-a to complete the firmware update. Wait for 15 minutes before continuing. DO NOT MANUALLY REBOOT THE INFINIBAND SWITCH
Connection to efucndb01-a closed by remote host.
Connection to efucndb01-a closed.
2020-02-10 08:27:49 +0100 :Working: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-10 08:27:51 +0100 :SUCCESS: Verify SSH equivalence for the root user to node(s)
2020-02-10 08:27:52 +0100 1 of 1 :Working: Initiate upgrade of InfiniBand switches to 2.2.14-1. Expect up to 40 minutes for each switch
----- InfiniBand switch update process started 2020-02-10 08:27:52 +0100 -----
[NOTE ] Log file at /EXAVMIMAGES/Patch/IBs_19.3.4.0.0/patch_switch_19.3.4.0.0.200130/upgradeIBSwitch.log
[INFO ] List of InfiniBand switches for upgrade: ( efucnsw-iba01-a efucnsw-ibb01-a )
[SUCCESS ] Verifying Network connectivity to efucnsw-iba01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying Network connectivity to efucnsw-ibb01-a
[INFO ] InfiniBand switch efucnsw-iba01-a is already at target version.
[SUCCESS ] Validating verify-topology output
[INFO ] Proceeding with upgrade of InfiniBand switches to version 2.2.14_1
[INFO ] Master Subnet Manager is set to "efucnsw-ibb01-a" in all Switches
[INFO ] ---------- Starting with InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-ibb01-a
[WARNING ] Infiniband switch meets minimal version requirements, but downgrade is only available to 2.2.13-2 with the current package.
To downgrade to other versions:
Manually download the InfiniBand switch firmware package to the patch directory
Set export variable "EXADATA_IMAGE_IBSWITCH_DOWNGRADE_VERSION" to the appropriate version
Run patchmgr command to initiate downgrade.
[SUCCESS ] Verify SSH access to the patchmgr host efucndb01-a.emilianofusaglia.net from the InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-ibb01-a.
[INFO ] Starting pre-update validation on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that /tmp has 150M in efucnsw-ibb01-a, found 492M
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that / has 20M in efucnsw-ibb01-a, found 26M
[SUCCESS ] Service opensmd is running on InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] NTP daemon is running on efucnsw-ibb01-a.
[INFO ] Manually validate the following entries Date:(YYYY-aM-DD) 2020-02-10 Time:(HH:MM:SS) 08:28:07
[INFO ] Validating the current firmware on the InfiniBand Switch
[SUCCESS ] Firmware verification on InfiniBand switch efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Verifying that the patchmgr host efucndb01-a.emilianofusaglia.net is recognized on the InfiniBand Switch efucnsw-ibb01-a through getHostByName
[SUCCESS ] Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[INFO ] Finished pre-update validation on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[SUCCESS ] Pre-update validation on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[INFO ] Package will be downloaded at firmware update time via scp
[SUCCESS ] Execute plugin check for Patching on efucnsw-ibb01-a
[INFO ] Starting upgrade on efucnsw-ibb01-a to 2.2.14_1. Please give upto 15 mins for the process to complete. DO NOT INTERRUPT or HIT CTRL+C during the upgrade
[INFO ] Rebooting efucnsw-ibb01-a to complete the firmware update. Wait for 15 minutes before continuing. DO NOT MANUALLY REBOOT THE INFINIBAND SWITCH
Connection to efucndb01-a closed by remote host.
Connection to efucndb01-a closed.

Patching Exadata Machine

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##    EXADATA MACHINE  INFRASTRUCTURE PATCHING of 1/8 RACK     ##
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This post describe step-by-step how to patch the infrastructure components of an Exadata Machine

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— Cell Storage Pre-requisites
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--Stop CRS using dcli
[root@ch01db01 oracle]# dcli -g /home/oracle/dbhosts -l root '/u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/bin/crsctl stop crs'
 [root@ch01db01 oracle]# dcli -g /home/oracle/dbhosts -l root '/u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/bin/crsctl stat res -t -init'
ch01db01: CRS-4639: Could not contact Oracle High Availability Services
ch01db01: CRS-4000: Command Status failed, or completed with errors.
ch01db02: CRS-4639: Could not contact Oracle High Availability Services
ch01db02: CRS-4000: Command Status failed, or completed with errors.
--Stop All Cell Storage Services
 [root@ch01db01 oracle]# dcli -g /home/oracle/cellhosts_ALL -l root "cellcli -e alter cell shutdown services all"
ch01celadm01:
ch01celadm01: Stopping the RS, CELLSRV, and MS services...
 ch01celadm01: The SHUTDOWN of services was successful.
 ch01celadm02:
 ch01celadm02: Stopping the RS, CELLSRV, and MS services...
 ch01celadm02: The SHUTDOWN of services was successful.
 ch01celadm03:
 ch01celadm03: Stopping the RS, CELLSRV, and MS services...
 ch01celadm03: The SHUTDOWN of services was successful.

[root@ch01db01 oracle]#

 

———————————————————–
–Cell Storage patching
———————————————————–

[root@ch01db01 patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1]# ./patchmgr -cells /home/oracle/cellhosts -reset_force
2016-02-05 11:17:07 +0100 :DONE: reset_force
[root@ch01db01 patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1]# ./patchmgr -cells /home/oracle/cellhosts -cleanup
2016-02-05 11:19:19 +0100        :Working: DO: Cleanup ...
2016-02-05 11:19:20 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Cleanup
[root@ch01db01 patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1]# ./patchmgr -cells /home/oracle/cellhosts -patch_check_prereq
2016-02-05 11:20:56 +0100        :Working: DO: Check cells have ssh equivalence for root user. Up to 10 seconds per cell ...
 2016-02-05 11:20:57 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Check cells have ssh equivalence for root user.
 2016-02-05 11:20:59 +0100        :Working: DO: Initialize files, check space and state of cell services. Up to 1 minute ...
 2016-02-05 11:21:01 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Initialize files, check space and state of cell services.
 2016-02-05 11:22:19 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Initialize files, check space and state of cell services.
 2016-02-05 11:22:19 +0100        :Working: DO: Copy, extract prerequisite check archive to cells. If required start md11 mismatched partner size correction. Up to 40 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:22:33 +0100 Wait correction of degraded md11 due to md partner size mismatch. Up to 30 minutes.
2016-02-05 11:22:34 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Copy, extract prerequisite check archive to cells. If required start md11 mismatched partner size correction.
 2016-02-05 11:22:34 +0100        :Working: DO: Check prerequisites on all cells. Up to 2 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:23:38 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Check prerequisites on all cells.
 2016-02-05 11:23:38 +0100        :Working: DO: Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq ...
 2016-02-05 11:23:38 +0100        :INFO: Patchmgr plugin start: Prereq check for exposure to bug 17854520 v1.3. Details in logfile /u02/p17885582_121210_Linux-x86-64/patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1/patchmgr.stdout.
 2016-02-05 11:23:38 +0100        :SUCCESS: No exposure to bug 17854520 with non-rolling patching
 2016-02-05 11:23:39 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq.
[root@ch01db01 patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1]#
 [root@ch01db01 patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1]# ./patchmgr -cells /home/oracle/cellhosts -patch
********************************************************************************
 NOTE Cells will reboot during the patch or rollback process.
 NOTE For non-rolling patch or rollback, ensure all ASM instances using
 NOTE the cells are shut down for the duration of the patch or rollback.
 NOTE For rolling patch or rollback, ensure all ASM instances using
 NOTE the cells are up for the duration of the patch or rollback.
WARNING Do not start more than one instance of patchmgr.
 WARNING Do not interrupt the patchmgr session.
 WARNING Do not alter state of ASM instances during patch or rollback.
 WARNING Do not resize the screen. It may disturb the screen layout.
 WARNING Do not reboot cells or alter cell services during patch or rollback.
 WARNING Do not open log files in editor in write mode or try to alter them.
NOTE All time estimates are approximate.
 NOTE You may interrupt this patchmgr run in next 60 seconds with CONTROL-c.
********************************************************************************
2016-02-05 11:27:08 +0100        :Working: DO: Check cells have ssh equivalence for root user. Up to 10 seconds per cell ...
 2016-02-05 11:27:09 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Check cells have ssh equivalence for root user.
 2016-02-05 11:27:12 +0100        :Working: DO: Initialize files, check space and state of cell services. Up to 1 minute ...
 2016-02-05 11:27:32 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Initialize files, check space and state of cell services.
 2016-02-05 11:27:32 +0100        :Working: DO: Copy, extract prerequisite check archive to cells. If required start md11 mismatched partner size correction. Up to 40 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:27:45 +0100 Wait correction of degraded md11 due to md partner size mismatch. Up to 30 minutes.
2016-02-05 11:27:46 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Copy, extract prerequisite check archive to cells. If required start md11 mismatched partner size correction.
 2016-02-05 11:27:46 +0100        :Working: DO: Check prerequisites on all cells. Up to 2 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:28:50 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Check prerequisites on all cells.
 2016-02-05 11:28:50 +0100        :Working: DO: Copy the patch to all cells. Up to 3 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:29:22 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Copy the patch to all cells.
 2016-02-05 11:29:24 +0100        :Working: DO: Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq ...
 2016-02-05 11:29:24 +0100        :INFO: Patchmgr plugin start: Prereq check for exposure to bug 17854520 v1.3. Details in logfile /u02/p17885582_121210_Linux-x86-64/patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1/patchmgr.stdout.
 2016-02-05 11:29:24 +0100        :SUCCESS: No exposure to bug 17854520 with non-rolling patching
 2016-02-05 11:29:25 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq.
 2016-02-05 11:29:25 +0100 1 of 5 :Working: DO: Initiate patch on cells. Cells will remain up. Up to 5 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:29:37 +0100 1 of 5 :SUCCESS: DONE: Initiate patch on cells.
 2016-02-05 11:29:37 +0100 2 of 5 :Working: DO: Waiting to finish pre-reboot patch actions. Cells will remain up. Up to 45 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:30:37 +0100 Wait for patch pre-reboot procedures
2016-02-05 11:44:56 +0100 2 of 5 :SUCCESS: DONE: Waiting to finish pre-reboot patch actions.
 2016-02-05 11:44:56 +0100        :Working: DO: Execute plugin check for Patching ...
 2016-02-05 11:44:56 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Execute plugin check for Patching.
 2016-02-05 11:44:56 +0100 3 of 5 :Working: DO: Finalize patch on cells. Cells will reboot. Up to 5 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:45:17 +0100 3 of 5 :SUCCESS: DONE: Finalize patch on cells.
 2016-02-05 11:45:17 +0100 4 of 5 :Working: DO: Wait for cells to reboot and come online. Up to 120 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 11:46:17 +0100 Wait for patch finalization and reboot
2016-02-05 13:09:24 +0100 4 of 5 :SUCCESS: DONE: Wait for cells to reboot and come online.
 2016-02-05 13:09:24 +0100 5 of 5 :Working: DO: Check the state of patch on cells. Up to 5 minutes ...
 2016-02-05 13:10:09 +0100 5 of 5 :SUCCESS: DONE: Check the state of patch on cells.
 2016-02-05 13:10:09 +0100        :Working: DO: Execute plugin check for Post Patch ...
 2016-02-05 13:10:10 +0100        :SUCCESS: DONE: Execute plugin check for Post Patch.
[root@ch01db01 patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1]#
[root@ch01db01 patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1]# dcli -c ch01celadm01 -l root 'imageinfo'
 ch01celadm01:
 ch01celadm01: Kernel version: 2.6.39-400.243.1.el6uek.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Nov 26 09:15:35 PST 2014 x86_64
 ch01celadm01: Cell version: OSS_12.1.2.1.0_LINUX.X64_141206.1
 ch01celadm01: Cell rpm version: cell-12.1.2.1.0_LINUX.X64_141206.1-1.x86_64
 ch01celadm01:
 ch01celadm01: Active image version: 12.1.2.1.0.141206.1
 ch01celadm01: Active image activated: 2016-02-05 20:14:52 +0100
 ch01celadm01: Active image status: success
 ch01celadm01: Active system partition on device: /dev/md5
 ch01celadm01: Active software partition on device: /dev/md7
 ch01celadm01:
 ch01celadm01: Cell boot usb partition: /dev/sdac1
 ch01celadm01: Cell boot usb version: 12.1.2.1.0.141206.1
 ch01celadm01:
 ch01celadm01: Inactive image version: 12.1.1.1.1.140712
 ch01celadm01: Inactive image activated: 2014-08-06 11:50:09 +0200
 ch01celadm01: Inactive image status: success
 ch01celadm01: Inactive system partition on device: /dev/md6
 ch01celadm01: Inactive software partition on device: /dev/md8
 ch01celadm01:
 ch01celadm01: Inactive marker for the rollback: /boot/I_am_hd_boot.inactive
 ch01celadm01: Inactive grub config for the rollback: /boot/grub/grub.conf.inactive
 ch01celadm01: Inactive kernel version for the rollback: 2.6.39-400.128.17.el5uek
 ch01celadm01: Rollback to the inactive partitions: Possible
 [root@ch01db01 patch_12.1.2.1.0.141206.1]#

-----------------------------------------------------------
-- DB Server Patching
-----------------------------------------------------------

[root@ch01db02 dbnodeupdate]# ./dbnodeupdate.sh -h

Usage: dbnodeupdate.sh [ -u | -r | -c ] -l <baseurl|zip file> [-p] <phase> [-n] [-s] [-q] [-v] [-t] [-a] <alert.sh> [-b] [-m] | [-V] | [-h]
-u                       Upgrade
 -r                       Rollback
 -c                       Complete post actions (verify image status, cleanup, apply fixes, relink all homes, enable GI to start/start all domU's)
 -l <baseurl|zip file>    Baseurl (http or zipped iso file for the repository)
 -s                       Shutdown stack (domU's for VM) before upgrading/rolling back
 -p                       Bootstrap phase (1 or 2) only to be used when instructed by dbnodeupdate.sh
 -q                       Quiet mode (no prompting) only be used in combination with -t
 -n                       No backup will be created (Option disabled for systems being updated from Oracle Linux 5 to Oracle Linux 6)
 -t                       'to release' - used when in quiet mode or used when updating to one-offs/releases via 'latest' channel (requires 11.2.3.2.1)
 -v                       Verify prereqs only. Only to be used with -u and -l option
 -b                       Perform backup only
 -a <alert.sh>            Full path to shell script used for alert trapping
 -m                       Install / update-to exadata-sun/hp-computenode-minimum only (11.2.3.3.0 and later)
 -i                       Ignore /etc/oratab - relinking will be disabled. Only possible in combination with -c.
 -V                       Print version
 -h                       Print usage
For upgrading from releases 11.2.2.4.2 and later:
 Example using iso  : ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/p16432033_112321_Linux-x86-64.zip
 Example using http : ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l http://my-yum-repo.my-domain.com/yum/unknown/EXADATA/dbserver/11.2.3.3.0/base/x86_64/
 Example: ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l http://my-yum-repo.my-domain.com/yum/unknown/EXADATA/dbserver/11.2.3.2.1/base/x86_64/
 Example: ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l http://my-yum-repo.my-domain.com/yum/unknown/EXADATA/dbserver/11.2.3.3.0/base/x86_64/
For upgrading from releases 11.2.2.4.2 and later in quiet mode:
 Example: ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/p16432033_112321_Linux-x86-64.zip -q -t 11.2.3.2.1.130302
For completion steps:
 Example: ./dbnodeupdate.sh -c
For rollback:
 Example: ./dbnodeupdate.sh -r
For pre-req checks only:
 Example using iso  : ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/p16432033_112321_Linux-x86-64.zip -v
 Example using http : ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l http://my-yum-repo.my-domain.com/yum/unknown/EXADATA/dbserver/11.2.3.3.0/base/x86_64/ -v
For backup only:
 Example: ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/p16432033_112321_Linux-x86-64.zip -b
See MOS 1553103.1 for more examples
[root@ch01db02 dbnodeupdate]#

———————————– –DB Server patching Verification ———————————–

[root@ch01db02 dbnodeupdate]# ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64.zip -v
##########################################################################################################################
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # Guidelines for using dbnodeupdate.sh (rel. 4.18):                                                                      #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # - Prerequisites for usage:                                                                                             #
 #         1. Refer to dbnodeupdate.sh options. See MOS 1553103.1                                                         #
 #         2. Use the latest release of dbnodeupdate.sh. See patch 16486998                                               #
 #         3. Run the prereq check with the '-v' option.                                                                  #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 #   I.e.:  ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/my-iso-repo.zip -v                                                               #
 #          ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l http://my-yum-repo -v                                                                 #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # - Prerequisite dependency check failures can happen due to customization:                                              #
 #     - The prereq check detects dependency issues that need to be addressed prior to running a successful update.       #
 #     - Customized rpm packages may fail the built-in dependency check and system updates cannot proceed until resolved. #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 #   When upgrading from releases later than 11.2.2.4.2 to releases before 11.2.3.3.0:                                    #
 #      - Conflicting packages should be removed before proceeding the update.                                            #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 #   When upgrading to releases 11.2.3.3.0 or later:                                                                      #
 #      - When the 'exact' package dependency check fails 'minimum' package dependency check will be tried.               #
 #      - When the 'minimum' package dependency check also fails,                                                         #
 #        the conflicting packages should be removed before proceeding.                                                   #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # - As part of the prereq checks and as part of the update, a number of rpms will be removed.                            #
 #   This removal is required to preserve Exadata functioning. This should not be confused with obsolete packages.        #
 #      - See /var/log/cellos/packages_to_be_removed.txt for details on what packages will be removed.                    #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # - In case of any problem when filing an SR, upload the following:                                                      #
 #      - /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.log                                                                                #
 #      - /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.<runid>.diag                                                                       #
 #      - where <runid> is the unique number of the failing run.                                                          #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 ##########################################################################################################################
Continue ? [y/n]
 y
(*) 2016-02-05 17:06:43: Unzipping helpers (/u01/exapatch/dbnodeupdate/dbupdate-helpers.zip) to /opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbnodeupdate_helpers
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:06:43: Initializing logfile /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.log
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:06:44: Collecting system configuration settings. This may take a while...
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:07:10: Validating system settings for known issues and best practices. This may take a while...
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:07:10: Checking free space in /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/iso.stage.050215170641
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:07:10: Unzipping /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64.zip to /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/iso.stage.050215170641, this may take a while
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:07:23: Original /etc/yum.conf moved to /etc/yum.conf.050215170641, generating new yum.conf
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:07:23: Generating Exadata repository file /etc/yum.repos.d/Exadata-computenode.repo
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:07:56: Validating the specified source location.
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:07:57: Cleaning up the yum cache.

—————————————————————————————————————————–
Running in prereq check mode
—————————————————————————————————————————–

Active Image version   : 12.1.1.1.1.140712
 Active Kernel version  : 2.6.39-400.128.17.el5uek
 Active LVM Name        : /dev/mapper/VGExaDb-LVDbSys1
 Inactive Image version : 12.1.1.1.0.131219
 Inactive LVM Name      : /dev/mapper/VGExaDb-LVDbSys2
 Current user id        : root
 Action                 : upgrade
 Upgrading to           : 12.1.2.1.0.141206.1 - Oracle Linux 5->6 upgrade
 Baseurl                : file:///var/www/html/yum/unknown/EXADATA/dbserver/050215170641/x86_64/ (iso)
 Iso file               : /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/iso.stage.050215170641/exadata_ol6_base_repo_141206.1.iso
 Create a backup        : Yes (backup at update mandatory when updating from OL5 to OL6)
 Shutdown stack         : No (Currently stack is down)
 RPM exclusion list     : Function not available for OL5->OL6 upgrades
 RPM obsolete list      : Function not available for OL5->OL6 upgrades
 Exact dependencies     : Function not available for OL5->OL6 upgrades
 Minimum dependencies   : Function not available for OL5->OL6 upgrades
 Logfile                : /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.log (runid: 050215170641)
 Diagfile               : /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.050215170641.diag
 Server model           : SUN FIRE X4170 M3
 dbnodeupdate.sh rel.   : 4.18 (always check MOS 1553103.1 for the latest release of dbnodeupdate.sh)
 Note                   : After upgrading and rebooting run './dbnodeupdate.sh -c' to finish post steps.
The following known issues will be checked for and automatically corrected by dbnodeupdate.sh:
 (*) - Issue - Fix for CVE-2014-9295 AND ELSA-2014-1974
The following known issues will be checked for but require manual follow-up:
 (*) - Issue - Yum rolling update requires fix for 11768055 when Grid Infrastructure is below 11.2.0.2 BP12
 (*) - Issue - Exafusion silently enabled for database 12.1.0.2.0 with kernel 2.6.39-400.200 and later. See MOS 1947476.1 for more details.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 NOTE:
 When upgrading to Oracle Linux 6 a backup is required for systems configured with logical volume manager (lvm).
 It appears no backup of the current image exist on the inactive lvm.
 This means a mandatory backup will be made using dbnodeupdate.sh before the actual update starts.
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-------------------------------------------
 Prereq check finished successfully, check the above report for next steps.
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(*) 2016-02-05 17:08:01: Cleaning up iso and temp mount points
[root@ch01db02 dbnodeupdate]#

———————————–

–DB Server patching Execution

———————————–

[root@ch01db02 dbnodeupdate]# ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64.zip
##########################################################################################################################
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # Guidelines for using dbnodeupdate.sh (rel. 4.18):                                                                      #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # - Prerequisites for usage:                                                                                             #
 #         1. Refer to dbnodeupdate.sh options. See MOS 1553103.1                                                         #
 #         2. Use the latest release of dbnodeupdate.sh. See patch 16486998                                               #
 #         3. Run the prereq check with the '-v' option.                                                                  #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 #   I.e.:  ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/my-iso-repo.zip -v                                                               #
 #          ./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l http://my-yum-repo -v                                                                 #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # - Prerequisite dependency check failures can happen due to customization:                                              #
 #     - The prereq check detects dependency issues that need to be addressed prior to running a successful update.       #
 #     - Customized rpm packages may fail the built-in dependency check and system updates cannot proceed until resolved. #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 #   When upgrading from releases later than 11.2.2.4.2 to releases before 11.2.3.3.0:                                    #
 #      - Conflicting packages should be removed before proceeding the update.                                            #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 #   When upgrading to releases 11.2.3.3.0 or later:                                                                      #
 #      - When the 'exact' package dependency check fails 'minimum' package dependency check will be tried.               #
 #      - When the 'minimum' package dependency check also fails,                                                         #
 #        the conflicting packages should be removed before proceeding.                                                   #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # - As part of the prereq checks and as part of the update, a number of rpms will be removed.                            #
 #   This removal is required to preserve Exadata functioning. This should not be confused with obsolete packages.        #
 #      - See /var/log/cellos/packages_to_be_removed.txt for details on what packages will be removed.                    #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 # - In case of any problem when filing an SR, upload the following:                                                      #
 #      - /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.log                                                                                #
 #      - /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.<runid>.diag                                                                       #
 #      - where <runid> is the unique number of the failing run.                                                          #
 #                                                                                                                        #
 ##########################################################################################################################
Continue ? [y/n]
 y
(*) 2016-02-05 17:09:38: Unzipping helpers (/u01/exapatch/dbnodeupdate/dbupdate-helpers.zip) to /opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbnodeupdate_helpers
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:09:38: Initializing logfile /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.log
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:09:39: Collecting system configuration settings. This may take a while...
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:10:07: Validating system settings for known issues and best practices. This may take a while...
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:10:07: Checking free space in /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/iso.stage.050215170936
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:10:07: Unzipping /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64.zip to /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/iso.stage.050215170936, this may take a while
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:10:19: Original /etc/yum.conf moved to /etc/yum.conf.050215170936, generating new yum.conf
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:10:19: Generating Exadata repository file /etc/yum.repos.d/Exadata-computenode.repo
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:10:42: Validating the specified source location.
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:10:43: Cleaning up the yum cache.
Active Image version   : 12.1.1.1.1.140712
 Active Kernel version  : 2.6.39-400.128.17.el5uek
 Active LVM Name        : /dev/mapper/VGExaDb-LVDbSys1
 Inactive Image version : 12.1.1.1.0.131219
 Inactive LVM Name      : /dev/mapper/VGExaDb-LVDbSys2
 Current user id        : root
 Action                 : upgrade
 Upgrading to           : 12.1.2.1.0.141206.1 - Oracle Linux 5->6 upgrade
 Baseurl                : file:///var/www/html/yum/unknown/EXADATA/dbserver/050215170936/x86_64/ (iso)
 Iso file               : /u01/exapatch/p20170913_121210_Linux-x86-64/iso.stage.050215170936/exadata_ol6_base_repo_141206.1.iso
 Create a backup        : Yes (backup at update mandatory when updating from OL5 to OL6)
 Shutdown stack         : No (Currently stack is down)
 RPM exclusion list     : Function not available for OL5->OL6 upgrades
 RPM obsolete list      : Function not available for OL5->OL6 upgrades
 Exact dependencies     : Function not available for OL5->OL6 upgrades
 Minimum dependencies   : Function not available for OL5->OL6 upgrade
 Logfile                : /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.log (runid: 050215170936)
 Diagfile               : /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.050215170936.diag
 Server model           : SUN FIRE X4170 M3
 dbnodeupdate.sh rel.   : 4.18 (always check MOS 1553103.1 for the latest release of dbnodeupdate.sh)
 Note                   : After upgrading and rebooting run './dbnodeupdate.sh -c' to finish post steps.
The following known issues will be checked for and automatically corrected by dbnodeupdate.sh:
 (*) - Issue - Fix for CVE-2014-9295 AND ELSA-2014-1974
The following known issues will be checked for but require manual follow-up:
 (*) - Issue - Yum rolling update requires fix for 11768055 when Grid Infrastructure is below 11.2.0.2 BP12
 (*) - Issue - Exafusion silently enabled for database 12.1.0.2.0 with kernel 2.6.39-400.200 and later. See MOS 1947476.1 for more details.
Continue ? [y/n]
 y
(*) 2016-02-05 17:11:59: Verifying GI and DB''s are shutdown
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:12:00: Collecting console history for diag purposes
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:12:32: Unmount of /boot successful
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:12:32: Check for /dev/sda1 successful
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:12:32: Mount of /boot successful
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:12:32: Disabling stack from starting
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:12:33: Performing filesystem backup to /dev/mapper/VGExaDb-LVDbSys2. Avg. 30 minutes (maximum 120) depends per environment.......
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:18:44: Backup successful
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:18:47: ExaWatcher stopped successful
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:19:07: EM Agent (in /u01/app/oracle/product/agent12c/core/12.1.0.4.0) stopped successfully
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:19:07: Capturing service status and file attributes. This may take a while...
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:19:12: Service status and file attribute report in: /etc/exadata/reports
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:19:12: Validating the specified source location.
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:19:13: Cleaning up the yum cache.
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:19:14: Executing OL5->OL6 upgrade steps, system is expected to reboot multiple times.
 (*) 2016-02-05 17:21:37: Initialize of Oracle Linux 6 Upgrade successful. Rebooting now...
Broadcast message from root (pts/0) (Thu Feb  5 17:21:37 2015):
The system is going down for reboot NOW!
[root@ch01db02 dbnodeupdate]#
[root@ch01db02 dbnodeupdate]# ./dbnodeupdate.sh -c

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–Output new Image Version
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[root@ch01db01 ibdiagtools]# imageinfo
Kernel version: 2.6.39-400.243.1.el6uek.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Nov 26 09:15:35 PST 2014 x86_64
 Image version: 12.1.2.1.0.141206.1
 Image activated: 2016-02-05 18:24:46 +0100
 Image status: success
 System partition on device: /dev/mapper/VGExaDb-LVDbSys1