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Steps to Download the Patch from Unix box

posted Jul 20, 2010, 3:49 AM by Saptharishi Suresh   [ updated Jul 20, 2010, 3:53 AM ]
As the ftp updates.oracle.com got retired, the following procedure can be utilized for downloading patches directly onto the UNIX servers.
 
    * Login to "My Oracle Support"
    * Search for the patch
    * Go to the download page
    * Click on "show details" link beneath the "Download" button
    * Right click on the patch name and Copy URL
 
Then to download the patch using "wget" follow these instructions:
 
    * Check "wget" command is available OR install it.

Run the following command using your My Oracle Support login and password:
         wget --http-user=<username> --http-password=<password>--output-document=<filename> "paste the above copied address here in quotes"
 

Example:

wget --http-user=user@company.com --http-password=password --output-document=p6194129_60828_LINUX.zip "https://updates.oracle.com/Orion/Services/download/p6194129_60828_LINUX.zip?aru=9347149&patch_file=p6194129_60828_LINUX.zip&patch_password="

By this way one can download the patches faster and easier.