ORACLE_HOME Cannot Be A New mount Point for Out Of Place Patching via EM (Doc ID 2061339.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 12.1.0.6.0 to 12.1.0.8.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

From 12c Cloud Control navigate to Enterprise > Provisioning and Patching > Patches & Updates.
Now create a patch plan with Out of box patching.

Provide new Oracle Home as an existing mount point, say newmountpoint.

The Analysis of Patch Plan fails at 'Run Prerequisite Checks' with following message:

PREREQ_NAME: Check for the destination Oracle Home existence
PREREQ_DESC: Check if the given destination Oracle Home location already exists on the host.
PREREQ_TYPE: TARGET_STATE
PREREQ_STATUS: FAILED
PREREQ_MESG: An Oracle Home already exists at /newmountpoint
PREREQ_REMEDY: MANUAL
PREREQ_REMEDY_DETAILS: Specify a new non-existing Oracle Home location.

 

Cause

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