How to install the latest OPatch release on GI HOME

(Doc ID 2411544.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

OPatch should be installed under ORACLE_HOME directory.
But ORACLE_HOME of Grid Infrastructure(GI) is owned by root user, and oracle user is not able to install OPatch.

This document explains how to install the latest OPatch release on GI ORACLE_HOME.

Solution

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