Opatch Apply on Windows failed with CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables

While applying CPU Jan 2014 Patch on windows, opatch apply failed with error ‘CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables’

Following files are active :

D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oracommon11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oraclient11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\orageneric11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\orapls11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oran11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oraxml11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oci.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\orahasgen11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\orahasgen11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oraocr11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oraocrb11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oraocrutl11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\orannzsbb11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\orazt11.dll
D:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1\bin\oraasmclnt11.dll

Workaround:

1. Modify the Oracle services to Manual startup type.
2. Restart the server.
3. Rename the above .dll and try running opatch apply again.

Cheers !!!

Raheel Syed

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About Raheel Syed

Oracle DBA
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2 Responses to Opatch Apply on Windows failed with CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables

  1. Thanks …saved troubleshooting an urgent issue.

  2. Frankie says:

    Thanks! It saves a lot of time.

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