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Opatch 11.2.0.3.20 : Applying PSU/Windows BP fails with:'To run in silent mode, OPatch requires a response file for Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM)', 'error code = 73' (Doc ID 2507120.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Generic UNIX
Generic Windows

Symptoms

 While applying latest WINDOWS DB BUNDLE PATCH 11.2.0.4.181016 with latest OPatch-11.2.0.3.20,the following errors are seen -

C:\app\Administrator\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\patches\28265827>opatch apply
Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 11.2.0.3.20
Copyright (c) 2018, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.

Oracle Home : C:\app\Administrator\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1
Central Inventory : C:\Program Files\Oracle\Inventory
from :
OPatch version : 11.2.0.3.20
OUI version : 11.2.0.4.0
Log file location :
C:\app\Administrator\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\cfgtoollogs\opa
tch\opatch2018-11-27_17-17-35PM_1.log

Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--

Start OOP by Prereq process.
Launch OOP...

Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 11.2.0.3.20
Copyright (c) 2018, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.

Oracle Home : C:\app\Administrator\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1
Central Inventory : C:\Program Files\Oracle\Inventory
from :
OPatch version : 11.2.0.3.20
OUI version : 11.2.0.4.0
Log file location :
C:\app\Administrator\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\cfgtoollogs\opa
tch\opatch2018-11-27_17-17-58PM_1.log

Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...
UtilSession failed:
To run in silent mode, OPatch requires a response file for Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM).Please run "C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\3\oracle-home-154337867001241\OPatch\ocm\bin\emocmrsp.bat" to generate an OCM response file. The generated response file can be reused on different platforms and in multiple OPatch silent installs.

To regenerate an OCM response file, Please rerun
"C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\3\oracle-home-154337867001241\OPatch\ocm\bin\emocmrsp.bat".

Log file location:
C:\app\Administrator\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\cfgtoollogs\opatch\opatch2018-11-27_17-17-58PM_1.log

OPatch failed with error code = 73
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