Unable To Apply Patch For WebLogic Server 10.3.6 With Error "Unable To Locate Patch Archive"

(Doc ID 2381619.1)

Last updated on APRIL 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 to 10.3.6
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When applying patch to WebLogic Server 10.3.6, with BSU commands, the patch apply fails with below error 

Changes

Steps followed that lead up to the error are below :

1. Stop all WebLogic processes

2. Unzip pxxxxxxx_1036_Generic.zip to /opt/Oracle/Middleware/utils/bsu/cache_dir

3. Execute bsu.sh -install -patch_download_dir=/opt/Oracle/Middleware/utils/bsu/cache_dir -patchlist=XXXX -prod_dir=/opt/Oracle/Middleware

4. Observe error: Unable to locate patch archive: XXXX

Cause

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