Friday, September 18, 2015

Oracle Webcenter Content Upgrade from to

As we know that Oracle Webcenter Content is now out of support by Oracle. So in this post we shall see up gradation of Oracle Webcenter Content  Suite from to

Pre Upgrade Steps:

Step 1) Download binaries from my oracle support

Step 2) Upgrade Oracle Weblogic to 10.3.6

Step 3) Backup Oracle ECM  home folder , Inventory directory and database.

Step 4) Shutdown below services:
Admin Server , All Manage server and Node Manager.

Step 5) Unzip the patch

Upgrade Oracle ECM Home:

Step 1) Execute below command from Disk1

Step 2) On Welcome Screen click Next.

Step 3) Select radio button Skip Software Updates and click Next

Step 4)  Make sure it passes all per-requisites checks.Once done click Next.

 Step 5) In the Specify Installation Location screen make sure the Oracle Middleware Home and Oracle Home Directory are correct for the WCC
Oracle Middleware Home=$MW_HOME
Oracle Home Directory=Oracle_ECM1(Default name)

Step 6) Click Yes to confirm with Upgrade.

Step 7) In the Application Server screen the Weblogic Server radio button should be checked, click the Next button.


Step 8)  In the Installation Summary screen click the Install button.

Step 9)  When the Progress is 100% click the Next button


Step 10) Click the Finish button.

Upgrade Web Center Content Schema:

Step 1) Execute ./psa from $MW_HOME/oracle_common/bin in GUI mode.

Step 2) Click Next


Step 3) In Select Component field select the schema that you wish to upgrade . In our case we had only OCS schema and hence only that was selected and click Next.


Step 4) Make sure per-requisites are completed and click Next


Step 5) In Content Server Directory , browse domain location of content server.


Step 6) Enter schema details for 'XXX_OCS' user

Connect String: DBHostaName:DBPort/DBName
DBA User Name: sys as sysdba
DBA Password : Password for sysdba
Schema User Name : Dropdown list and select 'XXX_OCS' user
Schema Password : Password of 'XXX_OCS' user


Step 7)  Click Next once succeeded.


Step 8) Confirm everything and click Upgrade

Step 9) Check status and once 100% completed,click Done.


Step 10) Login to database and confirm that 'XXX_OCS' schema has been upgraded to with below command:

"Select owner,version,status,upgraded from schema_version_registry"

Expected Output:

XXX_OCS                                   VALID       Y

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