OPatch Error: OUI-67073: "ApplySession was not able to create the patch_storage area"

(Doc ID 1382791.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version: to - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While installing a patch with OPatch, you get an error similar to the following:

SEVERE:OUI-67073:ApplySession failed: ApplySession failed to prepare the system. ApplySession was not able to create the patch_storage area


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