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How to archive/unarchive patch directory under $ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage ? (Doc ID 2867312.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

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


While applying patches on oracle home ,opatch stores a backup of the affected libraries and modules that have been updated in $ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage .This may increase the used capacity and chances are that a disk becomes full in the middle of the patching process. Features of latest opatch utility which allows to optimise the space under $ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage will be answered in this document .


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