Getting Error 'OPatch requires a response file for Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM)' while Running OPatch (Doc ID 727991.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Portal - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.4.2 [Release 10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 20-Sep-2013

Symptoms

The following errors occur in OPatch logs when running OPatch in silent mode:

To run in silent mode, OPatch requires a response file for Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM).
Run MidTier_ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/ocm/bin/emocmrsp to generate an OCM response file. The generated response file can be reused on different platforms and in multiple OPatch silent installs.

To regenerate an OCM response file, rerun MidTier_ORACLE_HOME/ocm/bin/emocmrsp.
ERROR: OPatch failed because of cmd. args. problem.

 

Cause

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