Windows: When to restart or reboot the database after S-TAP installation or upgrade

This topic details the situations, after S-TAP installation, of when to restart and when to reboot the database server or database instance. Restart/reboot requirements are the same for GIM and non-GIM implementations.

Windows S-TAP installation and upgrade does not require reboot of the database server unless stated otherwise in the release notes or as an exception in this document. If you are not certain about reboot requirement for particular version you are using, you should check with your Technical Support representative.

Reboot database servers only when you need to upgrade the driver