OPATCHAUTO-68021: The following argument(s) are required: [-wallet]

Always download and apply the latest version of Opatch utility

When applying “Patch 27100009 – Grid Infrastructure Jan 2018 Release Update (GI RU) 12.2.0.1.180116”, get errors from auto opatch:

# /u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid/OPatch/opatchauto apply  /PATCHES/12.2.0.1/27100009
System initialization log file is /u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid/cfgtoollogs/opatchautodb/systemconfig2018-01-18_10-59-37AM.log.
Session log file is /u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid/cfgtoollogs/opatchauto/opatchauto2018-01-18_11-02-03AM.log

OPATCHAUTO-68021: Missing required argument(s).
OPATCHAUTO-68021: The following argument(s) are required: [-wallet]
OPATCHAUTO-68021: Provide the required argument(s).
Oracle OPatchAuto Version 13.9.0.2.0
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DESCRIPTION
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The workaround is to use latest version of Opatch (12.2.0.1.9 or higher).

OR

Manually create a wallet in 12.2 as per “Creation of opatchauto wallet in 12.2 in 12.2.0.1.8 (Doc ID 2270185.1)”.