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How to Create an OCM Response file to Apply a Patch in Silent Mode - opatch silent (Doc ID 966023.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This Article helps in creating the OCM response file to run opatch in silent mode

While installing patch in silent mode, opatch tool prompts User for OCM configuration, this makes Opatch to break the silent install process and  patch apply for User response. (And this violates silent install feature).

However, this can be solved via creating an OCM response file and pass all the parameters via this file while silent install. Opatch reads this file while installing in silent does not prompt for OCM credentials.


What is OCM (Oracle Configuration Manager?)

The Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM) is a tool which proactively monitor the customers Oracle environment and provide this information to My Oracle Support (MOS). The Data collected from the customer environment is uploaded to Oracle Customer Configuration Repository and replicates this to My Oracle Support so that customer/support can view it. Additionally MOS analyzes the Data collected and  informs respective customer about alerts and advise health checks. For more information refer Note:369619.1



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In this Document
 1) Download and install  latest opatch tool (ignore this if already done)
 2) Create response file for  OCM  
 3) Use the OCM response file for all opatch silent application
 1)  Download and install latest opatch tool (recommended)
 Refer  the options below to create a ocm response file

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