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Opatch Fails with Errors "OPatch could not create/open history file for writing" and "OPatch failed with error code 73" (Doc ID 2934544.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2023

Applies to:

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


Executing opatch apply command fails with errors:

OPatch could not create/open history file for writing: /<PATH_TO_PEOPLESOFT_HOME>/weblogic12214//cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch_history.txt

OPatch failed with error code 73

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