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[Announcement] Amazon RDS for Oracle - End of Support Timeline for DB snapshots

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End of Support Timeline for DB snapshots on versions 11.2.0.2, 11.2.0.3 and 12.1.0.1

Updated February 4, 2022

Extended the deletion timeline from Feb 15, 2022 to April 31, 2022.

Old DB snapshots Deprecation - Timeline summary:

• Now through April 31, 2022: You can upgrade 11.2.0.2, 11.2.0.3 and 12.1.0.1 DB snapshots manually to the supported snapshot versions. Please review the documentation for the supported upgrade paths [1].
• May 1, 2022: Amazon RDS for Oracle starts the automatic deletion of these old DB snapshots.

Updated October 20, 2021

Amazon RDS for Oracle deprecated 11.2.0.2, 11.2.0.3 and 12.1.0.1 database versions. As a result, we are deprecating the DB snapshots taken from these deprecated databases. If you currently have one or more Amazon RDS for Oracle DB snapshots, taken from the deprecated database versions. You must upgrade these old snapshots to ensure continued availability of these snapshots.

Old DB snapshots Deprecation - Timeline summary:

• Now through Feb 15, 2022: You can upgrade 11.2.0.2, 11.2.0.3 and 12.1.0.1 DB snapshots manually to the supported snapshot versions. Please review the documentation for the supported upgrade paths [1].
• Feb 16, 2022: Amazon RDS for Oracle starts the automatic deletion of these old DB snapshots.

Additional Notes:

For a step-by-step guide on how to update your DB snapshots, please review the Best Practices for upgrading Amazon
RDS for Oracle DB snapshots blog [2]

To learn more about upgrading an oracle DB snapshots, review the documentation [1].

Please contact us through AWS Support [3] or the AWS Developer Forums [4] should you have any questions or concerns.

[1] https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/USER\_UpgradeDBSnapshot.Oracle.html
[2] https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/database/best-practices-for-upgrading-amazon-rds-for-oracle-database-snapshots/
[3] https://aws.amazon.com/support
[4] https://forums.aws.amazon.com/forum.jspa?forumID=60

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  • Hello, I don't see option for upgrading manual snapshot in actions menu of snapshots. I am trying 12 to 19c.

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