Oracle patch installation with OPatch

After fresh installation of your Oracle Database Software, you may need to install some oracle patches. This article describes how to use OPatch to install Oracle database patches on Windows platforms in an SAP environment. (on UNIX/Linux the steps is almost the same, just change the path).

1. Check your current oracle patch.

> cd %ORACLE_HOME\Opatch
> opatch lsinventory

Take a note your current oracle patch installed

Update Oracle patch

1. Create temporary folder, put and extract the patch file

2. Change to patch folder and run command below to update patch

>%ORACLE_HOME\Opatch\opatch apply

3. Verify that the patch is installed successfully.

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