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Can We Delete .patch_storage/backup_delete_inactive folder manually ? (Doc ID 2991362.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2023

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Oracle SOA Suite - Version and later
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We used new Opatch utility to delete inactive patches from patch storage to comply with our security teams after bunch of them were flagged though not installed.
Doc ID 2942050.1 - OPatch Introduces a New Feature to Delete Inactive Patches in the ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage Directory

After we deleted inactive patches, we see a new set of directories under patch storage with information about the deleted inactive patch captured...and again the security scanner is flagging this for violation.

Can we manually delete all folders like /.patch_storage/backup_delete_inactive?


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