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    adpatch options

    adpatch options
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    adpatch help=y
    on unix prompt to display all the options.

    adpatch help=y
    usage: adpatch [help=y]

    adpatch Pre-Install Mode

    ***** adpatch Test Mode

    ***** adpatch Non-Interactive mode

    [order=] [flags=][options=]

    adpatch Upload Patch History From Filesystem

    * help=y - Prints help information about adpatch options.

    * preinstall - To run adpatch in Pre-Install Mode.
    Default - No.

    ***** apply - To run adpatch in Test Mode.
    Default - Yes.

    * uploadph - To upload the patch history from the filesystem to the
    database and exit. This feature can be used when the system
    is not in maintenance mode.
    Default - No.

    * interactive - Invokes adpatch in Non-Interactive mode when
    "interactive=no" is specified.
    Default - Yes.

    Following are usually specified in Non-Interactive Mode, however not all
    are compulsory. Some are also valid for interactive mode.

    ****** defaultsfile - Defaults file name.
    Default - none. No default file read or written.

    ****** logfile - Adpatch log file name.
    Default - none. Adpatch prompts for this value.

    *** workers - Specifies the number of workers to run.
    Default - none. Adpatch prompts for this value.

    * patchtop - Top-level directory for the current patch.
    Default - none. Adpatch prompts for this value.

    * driver - Name of the patch driver file.
    Default - none. Adpatch prompts for this value.

    **** restart - To restart an existing session.
    Default - none. Adpatch prompts for this value.

    * abandon - To abandon the previous failed session.
    Default - No.

    * wait_on_failed_job - To prevent adpatch from exiting, when all
    workers have failed in Non-Interactive Mode.
    Default - No.

    * localworkers - Used in Distributed AD to specify the number of
    workers to be run on the current machine.
    Default - Value specified for workers.

    * printdebug - To display extra debugging information.
    Default - No.

    * parallel_index_threshold - Threshold block count in each table, which when
    exceeded for a table causes its indexes to be
    created using parallel slaves.
    Default - none. Adpatch does not create indexes
    in parallel.

    * order = To organize list of jobs to run in a phase. Default - forward.

    * forward - The order in which jobs are listed in the
    patch driver file.

    * backward - Opposite to how the jobs are listed in the
    patch driver file.

    * flags = Generic flags passed to adpatch

    * hidepw - To omit the "HIDEPW:" comments in the log file.
    Default - hidepw.

    * trace - To log all database operations to a trace file.
    Default - notrace.

    * logging - To create indexes in LOGGING or NOLOGGING mode.
    Default - nologging.

    options = Generic options passed to adpatch.
    * checkfile - To skip running exec, SQL, and exectier
    commands if they are recorded as already run.
    Default - checkfile.

    ***** compiledb - To compile invalid objects in the database after running actions in the database driver.
    Default - compiledb.
    nocompiledb - skip compilation of invalids

    ***** compilejsp - To compile out-of-date JSP files, if the patch has copy actions for at least one JSP file.
    Default - compilejsp.
    nocompilejsp - skip compilation of jsp

    *** copyportion - To run commands found in a copy driver.
    Default - copyportion.
    nocopyportion - skip the c driver

    *** databaseportion - To run commands found in a database driver.
    Default - databaseportion.
    nodatabaseportion - skip the d driver

    *** generateportion - To run commands found in a generate driver.
    Default - generateportion.
    nogenerateportion - skip the g driver

    * integrity - To perform patch integrity checking.
    Default - nointegrity.

    * maintainmrc - To maintain the MRC schema after running
    actions found in the database driver.
    Default - maintainmrc.

    * autoconfig - To run AutoConfig.
    Default - autoconfig.

    * actiondetails - To get the details of actions turned off.
    Default - actiondetails.

    * parallel - To run actions that update the database or
    actions that generate files in parallel.
    Default - parallel.

    ****** prereq - To perform prerequisite patch checking prior
    to running patch driver files.
    Default - prereq.
    * revcache - To load the package revision cache (if adpatch
    determines it is needed).
    Default - revcache.

    * validate - To connect to all registered Oracle Applications schemas at the start of the patch.
    Default - novalidate.

    ****** hotpatch - A patch which can be applied in Normal mode.
    Default - hotpatch.
    eg : adpatch options=hotpatch

    * phtofile - The patch history will be saved to files.
    Default - nophtofile.

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