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A zero-byte file error(s)is encountered when using Opatch to patch Oracle WebLogic Server (Doc ID 2329744.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version to [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Utilizing Opatch to patch WebLogic Server results in an error during the OPatch prerequisite check that references a zero-byte file, for example:

[Oct 30, 2017 11:02:12 AM] Prereq checkPatchApplicableOnCurrentPlatform Passed on patch :26519417
[Oct 30, 2017 11:02:12 AM] Patch 26519417:
  Jar Action: Source File "/usr/local/domains/tmp/26519417/files/oracle.wls.clients/$Carrier.class" is a zero-byte file
  'oracle.wls.clients,': Cannot update file '/opt/weblogic-12.1.3/wlserver/server/lib/wljmsra.rar:wlthint3client.jar' with '/weblogic/workarea/SerializableWorkContext$Carrier.class'
[Oct 30, 2017 11:02:12 AM] Prerequisite check "CheckApplicable" failed.






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