Patching Oracle 12.1.0.2, database datapatch fails with ORA-20004: Uninitialized state in install_file

Now this blog is with courtesy of my esteemed colleague Jeroen Nijholt, also a DBA/Technical Consultant with Ordina. I asked his permission to use some of his notes to blog about this. He was assigned to patch a few Oracle 12.1.0.2 databases on Windows platform. The platform is irrelevant though, Lees verder