1. This is possible after thoroughly testing the upgraded system.
2. By doing exactly the same steps.
How will you determine all steps performed?
For example, some steps may require executing a script manually.
Many tasks can be determined by querying the ad_applied_patches and running "opatch lsinventory".
Upgrading to EBS 12.2.4
Is there a direct upgrade path from EBS 11i to 12.2.4?
No. EBS 11i customers must first upgrade to EBS 12.2 before applying 12.2.4.
Is there a direct upgrade path from EBS 12.0 to 12.2.4?
No. EBS 12.0 customers must first upgrade to EBS 12.2 before applying 12.2.4.
Is there a direct upgrade path from EBS 12.2 to 12.2.4?
Yes. EBS 12.2 customers can apply 12.2.4 directly to their environments. EBS 12.2.4 is an Onlin Patch -- it may be applied while EBS 12.2 is running.
Upgrade to 12.2 then upgrade to 12.2.4
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