Downloading Release Update Patches

Download and install Release Updates (RU) and Monthly Recommended Patches (MRPs) patches for your Oracle software after you complete installation.

Oracle provides quarterly updates in the form of Release Updates (RU) and Monthly Recommended Patches (MRPs). Oracle no longer releases patch sets. For more information, see My Oracle Support Note 2285040.1.
Check the My Oracle Support website for required updates for your installation.
  1. Use a web browser to view the My Oracle Support website:
  2. Log in to My Oracle Support website.


    If you are not a My Oracle Support registered user, then click Register for My Oracle Support and register.
  3. On the main My Oracle Support page, click Patches & Updates.
  4. In the Patch Search region, select Product or Family (Advanced).
  5. On the Product or Family (Advanced) display, provide information about the product, release, and platform for which you want to obtain patches, and click Search.
    The Patch Search pane opens, displaying the results of your search.
  6. Select the patch number and click ReadMe.

    The README page is displayed. It contains information about the patch and how to apply the patches to your installation.

  7. Uncompress the Oracle patch updates that you downloaded from My Oracle Support.