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opatch apply fails with Error :"ZOP-51: The patch location is not valid for apply, because it doesn't have correct metadata, or it points to a patch directory." (Doc ID 2343733.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Generic UNIX


When attempting to apply patch on database home,the following error occurs.


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