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Oracle Exadata Cloud Service (EXACS) - Update the tooling to latest available version

First, login to the first node of the ExaCS cluster, and change to root user

[opc@exanode1 ~]$ sudo su -

As root user, check the available versions of patch tools using the below command. This will list the current patch installed as well as the available patches with the installation command for all the nodes in the cluster.

[root@exanode1 ~]# dbaascli patch tools list
DBAAS CLI version 21.3.1.2.0
Executing command patch tools list
Checking Current tools on all nodes

exanode1: Patchid : 21.3.1.2.0_211021.1942

Available Patches
Patchid : 21.3.1.2.0_211022.0001
Patchid : 21.4.1.0.1_211202.1702
Patchid : 21.4.1.0.1_211217.2101
Patchid : 21.4.1.1.0_211221.0003
Patchid : 21.4.1.1.0_220107.1241(LATEST)

Install tools patch using
dbaascli patch tools apply --patchid 21.4.1.1.0_220107.1241    or
dbaascli patch tools apply --patchid LATEST

exanode2: Patchid : 21.3.1.2.0_211021.1942

Available Patches
Patchid : 21.3.1.2.0_211022.0001
Patchid : 21.4.1.0.1_211202.1702
Patchid : 21.4.1.0.1_211217.2101
Patchid : 21.4.1.1.0_211221.0003
Patchid : 21.4.1.1.0_220107.1241(LATEST)

Install tools patch using
dbaascli patch tools apply --patchid 21.4.1.1.0_220107.1241    or
dbaascli patch tools apply --patchid LATEST

All Nodes have the same tools version

As shown in the above command output, you can install the updated version of patch tools by either specifying the exact version you want, or specifying "LATEST" for the latest available version.
A sample output of the update command is given below

[root@exanode1 ~]# dbaascli patch tools apply --patchid LATEST
DBAAS CLI version 21.3.1.2.0
Executing command patch tools apply --patchid LATEST
[INFO] [DBAAS-14011] - The usage of this command is deprecated.
   ACTION: It is recommended to use 'dbaascli admin updateStack' for this operation. 
Current tools version on exanode1: 21.3.1.2.0_211021.1942
Patchid to apply  LATEST 

Updated dbaastools rpm to dbaastools_exa-1.0-1+21.4.1.1.0_220107.1241.x86_64
Current tools version on exanode2: 21.3.1.2.0_211021.1942
Patchid to apply  LATEST 
Updated dbaastools rpm to dbaastools_exa-1.0-1+21.4.1.1.0_220107.1241.x86_64

As you might have noticed, the command

dbaascli patch tools apply
              

is deprecated and will stop working in a future release. The equivalent new command is:

dbaascli admin updateStack
              

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