From: Noons <>
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2012 21:12:44 +1000
Message-ID: <jugn7d$r4i$>

Mladen Gogala wrote,on my timestamp of 22/07/2012 5:21 AM:
> I have just applied July '12 PSU to a development DB and everything went
> smoothly. However, the patch requires me to configure OCM response file
> and give it as an argument to the opatch utility.

Just reply NONE to all other questions after opatch gets your email ID. I'ts listed as one of the valid replies and stops it in its tracks.

> How many people here utilize OCM?I usually deconfigure it from my
> databases, but this bundling with opatch makes it harder to do so.

That's what opatch was released for: to "force" us to use the freaking thing.

Guess what? It ain't happenning.

> is, in my opinion, a "big brother" type software which will count my
> licenses, which is not what my management wants. Is there anything that
> would justify using OCM?

When it sends the physical address of our network card to Oracle? In their dreams, it'll ever be allowed in our site!

There is absolutely nothing that justifies its use and if Oracle in future forces us to use it to get PSUs or other patches loaded, we have EVERY right to sue them for breach of contract and attempted security break-in.

And before I get the usual crap hate replies: it's not MY imposition you morons, it's our auditor's!!!! Go talk to them instead of attacking me! For once: direct your "anger" at the right target! Received on Sun Jul 22 2012 - 06:12:44 CDT

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