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oracle 8.1.7 run updating hpux

attilio_1
Frequent Advisor

oracle 8.1.7 run updating hpux

Hello
I am planning to upgrade one system from hp-ux 11.00 64bit to 11.11.
On the server there is oracle 8.1.7.2 and I would like know if there are problem to the database after the upgrade. It run without any change or are needed relink libraries (the command is relink all ?)
Is needed to install patches for oracle after the upgrade (which)?

Thanks at all
Attilio
2 REPLIES
Jean-Luc Oudart
Honored Contributor

Re: oracle 8.1.7 run updating hpux

Hi

this thread should answer the question :
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=712866

BTW Oracle 8i not supported anymore on HPUX.
Also, last version is 8174

Regards
Jean-Luc
fiat lux
Indira Aramandla
Honored Contributor

Re: oracle 8.1.7 run updating hpux

Hi Attilio,

As your oracle 8i is 8.1.7.2 it would be better to patch up to the latest release of 8i (8.1.7.4).
So if you have 8.1.7.4 patch (cumulative, patchset) installed then you can upgrade HP-UX 11.00-->11.11

You need to do this:-
- shutdown DBs and applications
- upgrade OS
- relink all (as user oracle in oracle environment)
- check relink output, if no errors, startup DBs

You will need to perform a relink of the oracle software after the upgrade from HP-UX 11.00-->11.11.

But, in case of upgrading HP-UX 10.x to 11.00 or 11i, you will need to reinstall the whole Oracle software again and use export/import to transfer the data.

In your case you can upgrade the OS and re-link Oracle using $ORACLE_HOME/bin/relink all"


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