Patch OBIEE the quicker way – with OPatch napply

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 by

Since 2012, Oracle’s patching strategy for OBIEE has been Bundle Patches released approximately once a month. These bundle patches are usually cumulative ones, applied on top of the .0 version of the product. Patching is done through Oracle’s standard OPatch tool, which manages the application of patches along with an inventory of them and rollback […]

Applying patches to OBIEE : 11.1.1.6.2 BP1

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 by

The recent release of OBIEE 11.1.1.6.2 BP1 weighs in with a hefty eight individual patches to apply. They use the standard Oracle opatch mechanism. Here we see how to apply the patches, and note any “gotchas”.  Starting point To install 11.1.1.6.2 BP1, you must be on 11.1.1.6.0 first. This article is based on an installation on […]

Downloading OBIEE patches from Oracle with wget

Monday, July 2nd, 2012 by

Last week saw the release of OBI 11.1.1.6.2 BP1, and with it, some eight patches to download (seven OBIEE, plus one JDeveloper). A very useful option when downloading the patches, particularly if you are working on Linux servers with no GUI, is to download the patches with wget. This can also be good if your […]

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