Applying OAS 10g Patchset Fails - Permission Denied When Writing to .apachectl File (Doc ID 462149.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version: 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.3.5.0 - Release: AS10gR2 to AS10gR3
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.2.0.2
Checked for relevance on 02-Jun-2009

Symptoms

When applying an Application Server Patchset to a 10.1.2 or a 10.1.3 installation, the following errors occurs when replacing the $ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/bin/.apachectl file:

Exception handling set to prompt user with options to Retry Ignore
User Choice: User selected to stop installation of all components.

Error in writing to file '/oracle/product/portal/10.1.2/Apache/Apache/bin/.apachectl'.
[/oracle/product/portal/10.1.2/Apache/Apache/bin/.apachectl (Permission denied)]

Cause

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