After Upgrading Opatch In The WebCenter Portal Home It Fails to Run Now

(Doc ID 1087751.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-May-2013***


After upgrading to the latest OPatch in the WebCenter Portal Home we see the following error when trying to run it:

java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: oracle/opatch/opatchfmw/FmwHelp
at oracle.opatch.OPatchSession.<clinit>(
at oracle.opatch.OPatch.<clinit>(


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