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Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Shahed

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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