Re: Identify CPU/PSU patch

That is correct only from oracle 11G (R2 I believe). Older versions
definately did not populate.

Jack van Zanen

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On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 4:55 AM, David Fitzjarrell <oratune@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> They are populated as I installed and patched an 11.2.0.2 home then created
> a database and the PSU information is reported.
>
> David Fitzjarrell
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> From: Frits Hoogland <frits.hoogland@xxxxxxxxx>
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>  Subject: Re: Identify CPU/PSU patch
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> Please mind database views like DBA_REGISTRY_HISTORY are not filled
> when databases are created after the CPU/psu patches are applied to
> the oracle home, AFAIK. Or when the database part of the patch is
> forgotten.
>
> So, the most reliable way is to use the opatch information.
>
> I encountered above situation when auditing exadata db's (fairly new
> db's), and I assume psu/CPU patches work the same way.
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> (Sent from my iPhone, typo's are expected)
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>
> Op 1 sep. 2011 om 20:17 heeft David Fitzjarrell <oratune@xxxxxxxxx>
> het volgende geschreven:
>
> > Thanks, Pete, I was searching for my script that populated a reporting
> table with that information and found another using registry$history.
> Looking further into the mountain of scripts I have I finally found it, and
> you are correct.
> >
> > David Fitzjarrell
> >
> >
> > From: Pete Finnigan <pete@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: smishra_97@xxxxxxxxx
> > Cc: David Fitzjarrell <oratune@xxxxxxxxx>; "oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <
> oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:09 AM
> > Subject: Re: Identify CPU/PSU patch
> >
> > Both,
> >
> > DBA_REGISTRY_HISTORY is the proper interface..:-)
> >
> > cheers
> >
> > Pete
> >
> > Sanjay Mishra wrote:
> >> Thanks David
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ________________________________
> >> From: David Fitzjarrell <oratune@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: "smishra_97@xxxxxxxxx" <smishra_97@xxxxxxxxx>; "
> oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 12:48 PM
> >> Subject: Re: Identify CPU/PSU patch
> >>
> >>
> >> Query REGISTRY$HISTORY for CPU/PSU information for an instance.
> >>
> >>
> >> David Fitzjarrell
> >>
> >>
> >> From: Sanjay Mishra <smishra_97@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: "oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 9:09 AM
> >> Subject: Identify CPU/PSU patch
> >>
> >>
> >> Hi
> >>
> >>
> >> Does anyone know what is best way to identify as what CPU/PSU patch is
> applied to the existing Oracle Software. We have 100's of database servers
> and some new are added on regular basis. In order to make sure that new
> database got the CPU or PSU Patch applied and so what is best way to get
> this details.
> >>
> >>
> >> One way is to get this from Opatch and then take the latest patch number
> and search with metalink to get idea if this is part of which CPU.PSU patch.
> This is surely cumbersome or not efficient approach. Also cannot use
> existing database with existing software as it might be missed to apply the
> patch in the database.
> >>
> >> TIA
> >> Sanjay
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