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Opatchauto Prompting Local Password During Execution (Doc ID 2366143.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

opatchauto prompting for Local password when executed through sudo setup.

For example, below prompt message receive when applying the Grid Infrastructure PSU Patchset, in this situation, Patch# 26635815 - Grid Infrastructure Patch Set Update 12.1.0.2.171017.

rac1:/home/oracle $ sudo $GRID_HOME/OPatch/opatchauto apply /u00/patches/PSU/12c/LINUX_12102_GRID_PATCH/OCT2017/26635815 -analyze

Local Password:    <<<<<<<<

rac1:/home/oracle $

 

Cause

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