EM12c: FMW Bundle Patch Check Fails with Errors: "../etc/config path does not exist or is not a directory"

(Doc ID 2078995.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2015

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Fusion Middleware - Version 12.1.0.1.0 to 12.1.0.8.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

EM12c Cloud Control

Using the Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control console to apply FMW bundle patches, an error similar to the following is seen and no further progress can be made:

(The stack shown occurred when applying Oracle Identity Management Suite bundle patch 21698880 using EM12c, but a similar stack will be seen for any complex FMW bundle patch.)



Job Steps Log for Job :Run Prerequisite Checks
...
...
Performing check for CheckPatchShipHome
Is Patch shiphome correct?
Actual Result: [/tmp/p21698880_600000000006888_2000_0/oracle/21698880/omsas/etc/config path does not exist or is not a directory, /tmp/p21698880_600000000006888_2000_0/oracle/21698880/oud/etc/config path does not exist or is not a directory, /tmp/p21698880_600000000006888_2000_0/oracle/21698880/iamsuite/etc/config path does not exist or is not a directory]
Check complete. The overall result of this check is: Failed <<<<

Check complete: Failed <<<<
Problem: Some files are missing in the Patch Shiphome or do not have valid permissions.
Recommendation: Check the permissions of all files. Contact Oracle Support and get the correct patch.

Cause

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