“Everyone knows” that merging E-Business Suite patches is a good idea. It should be the number one, first-pass answer to the question of how to speed up patching, before staged APPL_TOP, distributed AD, database tuning, or even adding more workers. As part of my continuing series, “Captain Obvious over-explains the basics,” I’ve provided an anecdote to illustrate why merging patches is a good idea.
Tag Archives: patching
Don’t you just love it when random networking errors spice up an otherwise routine large EBS patching run?
Yeah, me neither.
A quick overview of what happens when individual E-Business Suite patches are merged with admrgpch.
Is opatch failing with the message “ApplySession failed: Patch ID is null.”? Might want to verify your opatch version…
E-Business Suite Release 12.1 is now available. I’ve started collecting reference links that could be relevant to an upgrade, and am making them available here.
I recently ran across an interesting situation while I was working on an E-Business Suite environment: the adstrtal.sh and adstpall.sh scripts weren’t doing anything. They weren’t showing errors, but neither were they starting or stopping services. This post takes a look at the problem, unearths the cause, and presents a solution that isn’t always palatable, but in this case is warranted.