Opatch Auto Fails With ERROR: update the opatch version for the failed homes and retry (Doc ID 1962957.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 While applying an Oracle Clusterware Merge Patch (can occur on any patch) customer encounters following error message.

# opatch auto /u01/app/oracle/testcases/NNNNNNNNN -oh $ORACLE_HOME -ocmrf /tmp/ocm.rsp
Executing /u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid/perl/bin/perl /u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid/OPatch/crs/patch11203.pl -patchdir /u01/app/oracle/testcases -patchn NNNNNNNN -oh /u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid -ocmrf /tmp/ocm.rsp -paramfile /u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid/crs/install/crsconfig_params

This is the main log file: /u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid/cfgtoollogs/opatchauto2015-01-20_18-50-04.log

This file will show your detected configuration and all the steps that opatchauto attempted to do on your system:
/u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid/cfgtoollogs/opatchauto2015-01-20_18-50-04.report.log

2015-01-20 18:50:04: Starting Clusterware Patch Setup
Using configuration parameter file: /u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid/crs/install/crsconfig_params
The opatch minimum version check for patch /u01/app/oracle/testcases/NNNNNNNNNN/20163075 failed for /u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid
Opatch version check failed for oracle home /u01/app/11.2.0.4/grid
Opatch version check failed
ERROR: update the opatch version for the failed homes and retry

opatch auto failed.

 

 

Changes

 Customer trying to apply a patch using using OPatch.

Cause

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