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z/OS - How to recover space in the ORACLE_HOME file system on USS (Doc ID 732015.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Gateway for DB2 - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
IBM z/OS on System z
Oracle Transparent Gateway for DB2 - Version: to
IBM z/OS (OS/390) "Checked for relevance on 22-Jul-2011"


How can space be recovered in the ORACLE_HOME file system if oPatch fails the prerequisite checks with the error:

Required amount of space(623251852) is not available.
SEVERE:OUI-67074:ApplySession failed during prerequisite checks: Prerequisite check "CheckSystemSpace" failed.

or if the error "No space left on device" is encounted during execution of OUI or oPatch


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