I was waiting the latest PSU for Oracle Database 18.104.22.168 on the Oracle Database Cloud Service, and today I noticed that it’s available. So let’s see how we can update our Oracle Databases in the cloud.
First we go to the database home to see if any updates is available. As you can see, in the administration box, there is an available patch. We click on it to see the details of the patch.
It’s the PSU Update 22.214.171.124.161018! I can read the readme file of the patch (from Oracle support) when I click the readme link. On the right side, there’s an action menu to run a precheck (prerequisites check) and to apply the patch. I run the precheck first, so I can be sure that I won’t have any problem when applying the patch.
Oh, the prerequisites checks failed!
Honestly, this is not my first time to apply a patch on Oracle Database Cloud Service. In my previous try about 2 or 3 months ago, I applied the latest PSU without any problem. It was a very smooth process, took less than hour. This time, the prerequisites failed.