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R12 Upgrade Path Advice (RHEL 3)

978348 Newbie
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Dear All,

I would like you to provide me some input on R12 upgrade.

Our current setup is
OS: Red Hat Linux AS 3.0 32-bits
EBS: 11.5.10.2
DB: 10.2.0.4

New setup
OS: Red Hat Linux 6.x 64-bits
EBS: 12.1.3
DB: 11.2.0.3

I have searched various notes, but can not find anything specific to it RHEL 3.0.

R12 is not supported on RHEL3.0, so I can't upgrade it on current system and then migrate it to RHEL6 system using note 471566.1.

Can you please advice me what options we have here ?.

Thanks in advance

Regards
  • 1. Re: R12 Upgrade Path Advice (RHEL 3)
    Hussein Sawwan-Oracle Employee ACE
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    Our current setup is
    OS: Red Hat Linux AS 3.0 32-bits
    EBS: 11.5.10.2
    DB: 10.2.0.4

    New setup
    OS: Red Hat Linux 6.x 64-bits
    EBS: 12.1.3
    DB: 11.2.0.3

    I have searched various notes, but can not find anything specific to it RHEL 3.0.

    R12 is not supported on RHEL3.0, so I can't upgrade it on current system and then migrate it to RHEL6 system using note 471566.1.

    Can you please advice me what options we have here ?.
    You do not need RHEL 3.0 and you just need to lay down R12 on RHEL 6.x 64-bit and do the upgrade from that node. The 11i node is not used during the upgrade, and there is no point of installing R12 on an OS and migrate it to a different OS.

    Oracle E-Business Suite Installation and Upgrade Notes Release 12 (12.1.1) for Linux x86-64 [ID 761566.1]
    Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrades and Platform Migration [ID 1377213.1]
    Interoperability Notes Oracle EBS 11i with Oracle Database 11gR2 (11.2.0) [ID 881505.1]

    Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.3 Now Available
    https://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/ebs_1213_available

    Thanks,
    Hussein
  • 2. Re: R12 Upgrade Path Advice (RHEL 3)
    978348 Newbie
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    Hi Hussein,

    I am not sure, if I get your point, can you please elobrate what you mean by "You do not need RHEL 3.0 and you just need to lay down R12 on RHEL 6.x 64-bit and do the upgrade from that node" ?

    Regards
  • 3. Re: R12 Upgrade Path Advice (RHEL 3)
    Hussein Sawwan-Oracle Employee ACE
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    975345 wrote:
    Hi Hussein,

    I am not sure, if I get your point, can you please elobrate what you mean by "You do not need RHEL 3.0 and you just need to lay down R12 on RHEL 6.x 64-bit and do the upgrade from that node" ?

    Regards
    On the target server, you do not need to install RHEL 3.0 and you can simply install RHEL 5.0/6.0 and install R12 on it then run the upgrade from this node.

    Thanks,
    Hussein
  • 4. Re: R12 Upgrade Path Advice (RHEL 3)
    978348 Newbie
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    Thanks Hussein.

    Got this point, but at what stage db has to be upgraded ? and on source rhel3 or target rhel6 ?

    Regards

    Edited by: 975345 on 06-Dec-2012 14:20
  • 5. Re: R12 Upgrade Path Advice (RHEL 3)
    Hussein Sawwan-Oracle Employee ACE
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    975345 wrote:
    Thanks Hussein.

    Got this point, but at what stage db has to be upgraded ? and on source rhel3 or target rhel6 ?

    Regards
    You can upgrade the database by installing the 11gR2 ORACLE_HOME directly on the new server and upgrade the 11i database as per (Interoperability Notes Oracle EBS 11i with Oracle Database 11gR2 (11.2.0) [ID 881505.1]), and this can be done before starting the R12 upgrade.

    Thanks,
    Hussein
  • 6. Re: R12 Upgrade Path Advice (RHEL 3)
    978348 Newbie
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    I got the point.

    Many thanks for your help Hussein.

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