Opatch fails with "The patch is not applicable for <GI_HOME>" or "The patch is not applicable for <RDBMS_HOME>" message
Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Opatch failed with the following error:
The patch is not applicable for /opt/oracle/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid_2
patch /var/opt/data/patch/16619898 apply failed for home /opt/oracle/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid_2
The /opt/oracle/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid_2 is GI_HOME.
The same error can occur when a patch is getting applied to the RDBMS_HOME. The error message will point to the RDBMS_HOME in that case.
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