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Applying OC4J Patch, MISSING_COMPONENT : Oracle.j2ee, (found A Component With Higher Version) (Doc ID 1622535.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer's statement :

According cpu of jan 2014 I have to apply patch 13705478, but I am facing errors

 $ cd /patches/13734635
$ $ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch apply

Oracle Interim Patch Installer version
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Oracle recommends you to use the latest OPatch version
and read the OPatch documentation available in the OPatch/docs
directory for usage. For information about the latest OPatch and
other support-related issues, refer to document ID 293369.1
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Oracle Home : /oracle/ontw/apps/tech_st/10.1.3
Oracle Home Inventory : /oracle/ontw/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/inventory
Central Inventory : /home/oraInventory
  from : /etc/oraInst.loc
OUI location : /oracle/ontw/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/oui
OUI shared library : /oracle/ontw/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/oui/lib/linux/
Java location : /oracle/ontw/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/jre/1.4.2/bin/java
Log file location : /oracle/ontw/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/.patch_storage/<patch ID>/*.log

Creating log file "/oracle/ontw/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/.patch_storage/13734635/Apply_13734635_02-04-2014_11-41-43.log"

Invoking fuser to check for active processes.

MISSING_COMPONENT : oracle.j2ee, (found a component with higher version)

This Oracle Home does not have components/versions required by the patch.

ERROR: OPatch failed during prerequisite check.
$ $ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch apply


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