How to Rollback a Failed Interim Patch Installation

(Doc ID 312767.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version 1.0.0.0.50 to 1.0.0.0.99
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 07-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

During the installation of an Interim patch using OPatch, the follow error is returned:

OPatch has encountered an error during the application of the patch.

Do you want to Stop:

Beginning with OPatch 1.0.0.0.53, the following will be included:

Replying 'Y' will terminate the patch installation immediately.It WILL NOT restore any updates that have been performed to this point. It WILL NOT update the inventory.
Replying 'N' will continue with updating the inventory showing the patch has been applied.
NOTE: After replying either 'Y' or 'N' it is critical to review:
      Metalink Note 312767.1 How to rollback a failed Interim patch installation.
Do you want to STOP?
Please respond Y|N >

Changes

Interim patch was applied.

Cause

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