Online Patching Fails with Error: " use "OPatch util enableOnlinePatch" to add the SID(s)" (Doc ID 1355040.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When there are more then one Database running from the Same Oracle Home.Example  Database SID1 & SID2.

Online patch successfully applied on database SID1, but when applied on the other database SID2 which is running from the same oracle software home ,then it is failing with below error :

OPatch finds that the patch "<patch_number>" is already installed in the Oracle Home. The SID(s) already patched is "SID1".

If you wish to add new SID(s) to the existing patch, Please use "OPatch util enableOnlinePatch" to add the SID(s).

 

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Cause

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