OBIEE 12c: After Upgrading OBIEE to 12.2.1.X, OPatch Skips Applying One-off Patch With Message 'This patch is not needed.' (Doc ID 2205957.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are trying to apply using OPatch to the OBIEE instance which has been upgraded to 12.2.1.1.0 but OPatch output states that the patch is not needed.
You verified that the patch is not applied but still OPatch reports that is not needed.
OPatch generates the following output:

 

 

Changes

OBIEE has been upgraded from 12.2.1.0 to 12.2.1.x
A new Oracle Home has been created for the binaries of the new version.

Example:
original Oracle Home: /refresh/home/oracle/12c/Oracle_Home
new Oracle Home: /refresh/home/oracle/12c/Oracle_Home_12.2.1.1



Cause

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