How to apply patch (PSU) in Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c

Today in this article I will show you how to apply patch (PSU) in Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c (OEM13c).


Before start:
export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/software/em/middleware

1 – Download the latest PSU in the MOS (My Oracle Support) and upload the .zip file to the OMS server:


– Enterprise Manager 13.2 Master Bundle Patch List (Includes Plugins: 13.2.1, 13.2.2, 13.2.3) (Doc ID 2219797.1)
2 – Download the required OPatch and OMSPatcher version as describe in the README of the PSU: (


– Patch 19999993: OMSPatcher patch of version for Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 – Unzip the patch for the OPatch and apply:
unzip -d /home/oracle/6880880
cd /home/oracle/6880880
$ORACLE_HOME/oracle_common/jdk/bin/java -jar /home/oracle/6880880/opatch_generic.jar -silent oracle_home=$ORACLE_HOME


4 – Unzip the new OMSPatcher version:
unzip -d /home/oracle/OMSPatcher/
mv /home/oracle/OMSPatcher/ /u01/software/em/middleware/
mv /u01/software/em/middleware/OMSPatcher/


5 – Validate the OPatch and OMSPatcher version:
  $ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch version

OPatch Version:

OPatch succeeded.
$ORACLE_HOME/OMSPatcher/omspatcher version

OMSPatcher Version:

 OPlan Version:

 OsysModel build: Wed Mar 21 18:20:48 PDT 2018

 OMSPatcher succeeded.


6 – Apply patch in the OPatch agent:
export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/software/em/agent/agent_13.
$ORACLE_HOME/jdk/bin/java -jar /home/oracle/6880880/opatch_generic.jar -silent oracle_home=$ORACLE_HOME
$ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch version

OPatch Version:

OPatch succeeded.
7 – Generating the property file:
export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/software/em/middleware
cd $ORACLE_HOME/OMSPatcher/wlskeys
$ORACLE_HOME/OMSPatcher/wlskeys/ -oh $ORACLE_HOME -location


PS: You will be prompted to enter the credentials for the user: weblogic (Admin Server)


8 – Unzip the file and check prerequisites, as oracle:
unzip -d /home/oracle/27612395
cd /home/oracle/27612395
omspatcher apply -analyze -property_file /u01/software/em/middleware/OMSPatcher/wlskeys/properties OMSPatcher.OMS_DISABLE_HOST_CHECK=true


PS: DO NOT copy and paste the “omspatcher” command, it does not support. You must type each command manually.


9 – Stopping and Applying the patch in the OMS Server:
$ORACLE_HOME/bin/emctl stop oms
omspatcher apply -property_file /u01/software/em/middleware/OMSPatcher/wlskeys/properties OMSPatcher.OMS_DISABLE_HOST_CHECK=true


10 – Start OMS Server after apply patch:
$ORACLE_HOME/bin/emctl start oms





See you in the next post!


Leonardo Santos Lopes –



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