My Oracle Support Banner

EM 13c: Patch Upload to Software Library Using EMCLI Fails with Message: Error #80104: Cannot find the patch metadata from the specified files (Doc ID 2369269.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2023

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Uploading a patch to software library using EMCLI command fails with the following error:

$ emcli upload_patches -patch_files="/u01/app/" -from_host=<host name>


$ emcli upload_patches -patch_files="/opt/app/;/opt/app/p30805421_121020_American English_M.xml" -from_host=<hostname>

Error #80104: Cannot find the patch metadata from the specified files.

Cause: The patch metadata file path is not specified as the first path in the value of the "-patch_files" option and also cannot be found inside of each specified patch file.

Action: Specify the patch metadata file path as the first path of the value of the "-patch_files" option or ensure that the patch metadata file is embedded in one of the patch zip files.





To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.