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How to Install OPatch on Windows

OPatch Windows

Assuming that you have downloaded the latest OPatch from Oracle. Let's see current version of OPatch utility.

C:\Users\Administrator>opatch version
OPatch Version: 12.2.0.1.15

OPatch succeeded.

Here are steps to install OPatch on Window. In fact, the procedure means to replace the old OPatch utility with the new one.

1. Rename Old Opatch

Here we backup the original OPatch folder by renaming it.

Renaming OPatch folder - Windows
Renaming OPatch folder - Windows

2. Unzip New Opatch

In this step, we're going to extract the new OPatch to ORACLE_HOME directory.

Right click on file, then click "Extract All"

Extracting New OPatch - 01
Extracting New OPatch - 01

Enter the patch of ORACLE_HOME, then start to extract

Extracting New OPatch to ORACLE_HOME
Extracting New OPatch to ORACLE_HOME

3. Check Result and Version

We should check the newest OPatch in file manager.

New OPatch Unzipped
New OPatch Unzipped
C:\Users\Administrator>opatch version
OPatch Version: 12.2.0.1.29

OPatch succeeded.

For Linux platform, you should go for: How to Replace OPatch.

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