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Should the Smart Update (BSU) cache_dir be Used for Downloaded Patches or Is Another Directory OK (Doc ID 1906166.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.2 to
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Applying a patch using Smart Update (BSU) and the readme says to unzip and download to cache dir or any local dir:

However, after applying the patch, it is seen that it is not getting listed in -view status unless and until the patch ID jar and patch_catalog_xxx.xml files are copied to the cache_dir directory. So is it required to copy the patch files to cache_dir?


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