Opatch Auto Fails With ERROR: update the opatch version for the failed homes and retry
Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 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/220.127.116.11/grid/perl/bin/perl /u01/app/18.104.22.168/grid/OPatch/crs/patch11203.pl -patchdir /u01/app/oracle/testcases -patchn NNNNNNNN -oh /u01/app/22.214.171.124/grid -ocmrf /tmp/ocm.rsp -paramfile /u01/app/126.96.36.199/grid/crs/install/crsconfig_params
This is the main log file: /u01/app/188.8.131.52/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:
2015-01-20 18:50:04: Starting Clusterware Patch Setup
Using configuration parameter file: /u01/app/184.108.40.206/grid/crs/install/crsconfig_params
The opatch minimum version check for patch /u01/app/oracle/testcases/NNNNNNNNNN/20163075 failed for /u01/app/220.127.116.11/grid
Opatch version check failed for oracle home /u01/app/18.104.22.168/grid
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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