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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

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


 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/ /u01/app/ -patchdir /u01/app/oracle/testcases -patchn NNNNNNNN -oh /u01/app/ -ocmrf /tmp/ocm.rsp -paramfile /u01/app/

This is the main log file: /u01/app/

This file will show your detected configuration and all the steps that opatchauto attempted to do on your system:

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

opatch auto failed.




 Customer trying to apply a patch using OPatch.


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