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OPatch Runs Very Slow (Doc ID 2807108.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2023

Applies to:

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


OPatch runs very slow.

When using OPatch on one of your machines, it's taking a very long time. (even when simply running opatch -help).

Opatch version is

The issue was discovered while updating OPatch.
The same issue is not noticed on an identical machine.
Notice below, it takes 13 minutes to run opatch -help;

real 13m31.748s
user 0m23.461s
sys 0m59.070s

JDK version 1.8_261 (same issue if we switch to JDK 1.8_251)

WebLogic runs fine. Only OPatch seems to be experiencing the issue.


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