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

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.5 to 10.2.0.3 - Release: 10.1 to 10.2
Oracle Database Gateway for DB2 - Version: 10.1.0.5 to 10.2.0.3   [Release: 10.1 to 10.2]
IBM z/OS on System z
Oracle Transparent Gateway for DB2 - Version: 10.1.0.5 to 10.2.0.3
IBM z/OS (OS/390)
***Checked for relevance on 25-Jan-2010***
"Checked for relevance on 22-Jul-2011"

Goal

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

Solution

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