APPLY Phase, Oracle Apps Online Patching

The APPLY phase is where ADOP does the actual patching. It parses the arguments and, looks if the system is ready for APPLY phase (is PREPARE run and completed successfully) and then internally invokes adpatch to apply the patches. In a single ADOP phase, you can run as many number […]

PREPARE Phase, Oracle Apps Online Patching 1

The PREPARE Phase In the PREPARE phase, ADOP does a series of validations and then “prepares” the system for an online patching cycle. Here is a rundown of what happens step-by-step when we run adop phase=prepare First, it preforms the verification of parameters and checks for various minor pre-reeqs Performing […]

Oracle Apps Online Patching – An Overview 1

This is the first post in a series which will dissect online patching internals.   With E-Business Suite 12.2.4, Oracle introduced a revolutionary feature called Online Patching, which cut down the downtime required for patching drastically. This comes very handy to those shops who need to be online as much as […]