Category Archives for patching

opatch requires response file for Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM) : One-off patch installation failed during configuration

While upgrading one of Oracle Software using runInstaller, I received error One-off patch installation failed during configuration . I looked at inventory log$INVENTORY_LOCATION/ logs/ installActions[YYYY]-[MM]-[DD]_[hh]-[mm]-[ss][PM|AM].log and realised error was related to Oracle Configuration Manager ( OCM ) _______ ERROR: OPatch failed because of cmd. args. problem. To run in silent mode, OPatch requires a response file for […]

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eBusiness NLS Patch u6678700.drv (12.1.1) Takes Too Much Time as compare to u6078836.drv (12.0.4) – Oracle Bug

Bug 8520057 – 12.1.1 NLS PATCHING HAS INCREASED IN TIME OVER 12.0.4  Follow the Note : 839978.1 (12.1.1 NLS Upgrade Patch 6678700 : Performance Installation Issues With XLIFFImporter Java Jobs)  The issue is caused by the time delay spent in connection time within each Java job.  Abort the session and apply the patch : 8576725 […]

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Readers Question – Which Driver (c, d, g, u) to apply on which Node ?

Let suppose below is the read me file of one patch says: This patch contains one or more driver files to be applied with AutoPatch. Please apply the driver files in the following order (if they exist) : c3196140.drv (This is the copy driver) d3196140.drv (This is the database driver) g3196140.drv (This is the generate […]

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File in patch is not a known Oracle Applications file: NLS Patching Issue

Follow the Subsequent in order to avoid the aforementioned Error: 1. License Language from OAM – Login with User, having SYSADMIN Responsibility – Oracle Application Manager (Under System Administration)  – License Manager- Under Application Dashboard/Site Map (License Manager) -> . . . Languages -> Edit- Choose Required Language -> Next -> Next . . When you get the message […]

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Oracle Apps 11i/R12 AutoPatch adpatch / admsi.pl

Patching : is process of Bug Fix, adding new Functionality or enhancements. Depending on component (database, apps, forms/report) there are different tools to apply patches. adpatch – is utility to apply Oracle Apps Patches (This utility usually updates files under $APPL_TOP, $JAVA_TOP and Database objects) opatch – is utility to apply database and application server (10gR3 for forms, reports […]

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Patch Application Assistant (admsi.pl) in Oracle Apps R12

PAA (Patch Application Assistant) is tool/Perl script to generate customized installation instructions for a patch in Oracle Applications R12 which helps user to track and perform manual steps during patching.   1. admsi.pl is under $AD_TOP/bin 2. You can run admsi.pl (Patch Application Assistant) in two mode i) GUI (Graphical User Interface) ii) CLI (Command Line […]

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Good Metalink Notes or Documentation on Apps 11i/R12/12i Patching

Here are few good metalink notes to understand Oracle Apps Patching (adpatch), You need Metalink Account to access these notes.  181665.1 – Release 11i Adpatch Basics 457566.1 – Oracle Applications Patching FAQ for Release 11i 459156.1 – Oracle Applications Patching FAQ for Release 12 60766.1 – 11.0.x : Patch Installation Frequently Asked Questions 225165.1 – Patching […]

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Oracle PATCHING : adpatch , Maintenance Mode

Patch is a program to fix a particular problem or enhance/add a particular feature in existing program/product/software. In Oracle to apply database patch we use ‘opatch‘ ($ORACLE_HOME/OPatch) where as in order to apply applications patch we use ad utility ‘adpatch‘ ($AD_TOP/bin). For Basic Apps patches terminology & other related details please refer to the following […]

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Applying CPU patches on AS Middle Tier and E-Business Suite

Previous Updates you should Read========================== Overview of CPUApply July CPU / Security Patch Applying Oracle CPU Patch on Database & Infrastructure Tier Lets start from where we left last , so we applied CPU i.e. July Security Patch on Standalone database & on Infrastructure database . Now today we will apply on Middle Tier & […]

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Oracle CPU Patch July for application Server Contd…

If you are reading this post directly then first read post listed at http://becomeappsdba.blogspot.com/2006/10/apply-oracle-july-cpu-patch.html So lets continue with Oracle CPU patch for July , yesterday I updated steps to install patch for Portal Database (Remote Database ) Installed using Rep CA . 1.3.2 Apply Application Server patch on infrastructure Tier—In Application Server Infrastructure consist of […]

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