How to use OPatch Remove Conflicting Patches and Applying the New One in Silent Mode

(Doc ID 2344853.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


OPatch failed with error code 61 under silent mode.

-bash-4.1$ opatch apply -silent
Oracle Interim Patch Installer version
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Oracle Home       : /refresh/home/wls1213
Central Inventory : /refresh/home/app/oraInventory
  from           : /refresh/home/wls1213/oraInst.loc
OPatch version    :
OUI version       :
Log file location : /refresh/home/wls1213/cfgtoollogs/opatch/26519417_Dec_28_2017_01_10_46/apply2017-12-28_01-10-38AM_1.log

OPatch detects the Middleware Home as "/refresh/home/wls1213"

Dec 28, 2017 1:10:50 AM oracle.sysman.oii.oiii.OiiiInstallAreaControl initAreaControl
INFO: Install area Control created with access level  0
Applying interim patch '26519417' to OH '/refresh/home/wls1213'
Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...

Patch [ 26519417 ] conflict with patch(es) [  25388793 ] in the Oracle Home.

To resolve patch conflicts please contact Oracle Support Services.
If you continue, patch(es) [  25388793 ] will be rolled back and the new Patch  [ 26519417 ] will be installed.

Do you want to proceed? [y|n]
N (auto-answered by -silent)
User Responded with: N
Log file location: /refresh/home/wls1213/cfgtoollogs/opatch/26519417_Dec_28_2017_01_10_46/apply2017-12-28_01-10-38AM_1.log

OPatch failed with error code 61


It obviously that under silent mode, OPatch will continue by default with option "Yes" for question "Do you want to proceed? [y|n]

But the answer to question "if rolled back old one and apply new one" will be default with "No". How to make OPatch apply the new one even there has conflicts?



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