Upgrade R12- Oracle IAS(WebOH) to   3 comments

In this post I will list out the steps required to Upgrade R12 Oracle Home to

Step 1

Download OracleAS 10g Release 3 (10.1.3) Patch Set 5 (


Download OracleAS 10g Release 3 (10.1.3) Patch Set 5 ( delivered via Patch 8626084 from My Oracle Support

Step 2

Download Environment Preparation Patch for OracleAS 10g Release 3 (10.1.3) Patch Set 5 (

Download patch 8920270 from My Oracle Support . Also download latest opatch 6880880  for 10.1.3 Step 3 Take a cold backup of 10.1.3 Oracle Home and Inventory cp -pr 10.1.3 10.1.3_bkp Step 4 Shut down the application Tier Step 5 Set your environment (Remember dont run the regular application env file). Instead go to $INST_TOP/ora/10.1.3 and u will find and env with name _DomainName.env set the env using this env file. 1 Before Upgrade the version is as below use$IAS_ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd -version 2 Step 6: unzip p8626084_101350_LINUX.zip cd Disk1 execute ./runInstaller.sh 3 Here if you are trying to upgrade on Linux64bit Machine you will face an error, i suggest run below command On Linux 64bit: Use the following command to specify 32bit shell emulation, before running the installer as detailed below: $ linux32 bash then again execute the ./runInstaller.sh 4 Choose Oracle Home 10.1.3( Make sure on process is running from this OH.) all the application services should be down. 5 6type password as oafm 8 9 10Ignore if you see any error messages 12 Ignore the error Messages. 13 try opmnctl startall from command prompt to see whether you are able to start it successfully or not. again stop using opmnctl stopall as we need to apply other patches. Step 7: Unzip patch 8920270 (required patch for OracleAS 10g Release 3 (10.1.3) Patch Set 5 ( into an alternative temporary directory. 15

Go through the Readme.txt
1) Make a backup of the file $ORACLE_HOME/config/run_opatch_generic.sh
 cd $ORACLE_HOME/config
 cp run_opatch_generic.sh run_opatch_generic.sh.pre8920270
2) Edit the $ORACLE_HOME/config/run_opatch_generic.sh and add the line
"-ocmrf <$ORACLE_HOME>/config/ias.properties" immediately after the -silent
switch. i.e.
#opatch apply -silent -oh  -invPtrLoc <OH/oraInst.loc> #
# This file is really for SOLARIS only currently other platforms are
# using separate files.
/OPatch/opatch apply -silent -ocmrf /config/ias.properties -oh  -invPtrLoc /oraInst.loc /opatches/4601861
if [ "$?" != "0" ]; then
echo "OPatch did not complete successfully..."
exit 1
3) If this is a GUI install then retry the configuration assistant "Run One-off Generic OPatches". For a failure in the silent install
b) Set the PERL5LIB
export PERL5LIB=$ORACLE_HOME/perl/lib/5.6.1:$PERL5LIB
 c) Run the configToolCommands
cd $ORACLE_HOME/cfgtoollogs
./configToolCommands > /tmp/configtoolcommands.out
d) Review /tmp/configtoolcommands.out.

 Step 8 Run AutoConfig Step 9 Apply post upgrade patches 16 Step 10 Post-upgrade Tasks Step a: Regenerate appsborg.zip and appsborg2.zip files Run adadmin, and choose Generate product JAR files (with the no force option) to generate the appsborg.zip and appsborg2.zip files. Step b :Verify the OracleAS 10g Release 3 (10.1.3) Patch Set 5 ( Installation 17 This finishes the upgrade of 10.1.3 to


Posted November 25, 2013 by balaoracledba.com in 11i/R12, OracleAppsR12

3 responses to “Upgrade R12- Oracle IAS(WebOH) to

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  1. hi friend,
    is it compatible for instaling oracle AS 10.1.3 on RHEL 5 server …with RHEL 5 RPM’s only .?
    And 10.1.3 is a AS or is a SOA.?

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