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Wednesday, 5 December 2012

OBIEE 11.1.1.6.0 TO 11.1.1.6.1 Linux Opatch


OBIEE 11.1.1.6.0 TO 11.1.1.6.1 Linux Opatch

Steps to apply the patch on Linux 64 bit Platform.

OBIEE 11.1.1.6.0 is boxed up with OPatch Version: 11.1.0.9.0


To apply patch OBIEE 11.1.1.6.0 TO 11.1.1.6.1 (24-APR-2012)
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11.1.1.6.1 –Patch 13742915


The OPatch features and executables for LINUX can be found here

MiddlewareHome/Oracle_BI1/OPatch

Before Running any commands make sure an ORACLE_HOME is set
This can be set within the .bash_profile like below

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 export ORACLE_HOME=/mydisk/MiddlewareHome/Oracle_BI1
 PATH=$PATH:/mydisk/MiddlewareHome/Oracle_BI1/OPatch
 export PATH
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To check the Version of the OPatch run this command :
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opatch version
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To make sure everything is working properly ready to install a patch run the below command
check the patch inventory is accessible

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opatch lsinv -jre /mydisk/MiddlewareHome/Oracle_BI1/jdk
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Download your patch from Metalink

FTP to your linux Box and unzip the patch in a directory.

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unzip p13742915_111161_Linux-x86-64.zip
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Then run the following command to install your patch.
Note Before Installing just bring down your OPMN Services

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$MW_HOME/instances/instance1/bin/opmnctl stopall
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GOTO DIRECTORY WHERE PATCH WAS UNZIPPED and into directory 13742915 AND RUN COMMAND below

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opatch apply -jre /mydisk/MiddlewareHome/Oracle_BI1/jdk
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Thats it patch should be applied.
Bring up the OPMN Services for OBIEE and check version and also run the below command

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$MW_HOME/instances/instance1/bin/opmnctl startall
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opatch lsinv -jre /mydisk/MiddlewareHome/Oracle_BI1/jdk
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Opatch Logs are here:

$ORACLE_HOME/cfgtoollogs/opatch

Here is what it should look like under Help - About OBIEE


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