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Things to Know About Mixed Usage of opatch And opatchauto (Doc ID 2995652.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2024

Applies to:

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

Purpose

This document addresses understanding on opatch and opatchauto utilities,
and also problem(s) you may encounter when using them in a mixed manner in a whole patching activity including a rollback, followed by an apply.

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In this Document
Purpose
Details
 General Overview
 Kind of patch that can be applied
 OS user to run the utility
 GI stack is up or not
 Practice between opatchauto and opatch
 Problem during mixed usage of opatchauto and opatch
 Case: Apply GI PSU which has conflict with Database Proactive Bundle Patch
 Scenario
 Solution
 Other relevant commands
 Patchgen
 opatchauto [apply/rollback] -binary
References

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