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How to Replace OPatch on Windows

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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 replace OPatch.

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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