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Applying Proactive Bundle / PSU Patch fails with Error: "chmod: changing permissions of `$ORACLE_HOME/bin/extjobO': Operation not permitted" (Doc ID 2265726.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2023

Applies to:

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


Applying Proactive Bundle / PSU Patch fails with Error

For Example :Applied  24968615 (DATABASE PROACTIVE BUNDLE PATCH ) through opatch utility

The patch applied successfully but log file shows warning as below:




 Generally the permissions of some Oracle executables have to be changed on Linux/Unix after the installation. This is done by “”

i.e, ownership of extjob, jssu and oradism was changed to “root” by

After applying patch the permissions get changed. As external jobs are rarely used.



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