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EM 13c : Applying OJVM Patch from EM Console Failed at Validation Step With DetachHome and CreateOUIProcess errors (Doc ID 2620607.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


From 13c EM Console,

Applying OJVM Patch 29774383 on Standalone ASM failed at validation step as follows

1) The inventory pointer is located at /etc/oraInst.loc
'DetachHome' failed.

2) Check complete: Failed <<<<
Problem: Read-Write Session could not be created for this Central Inventory.
Recommendation: Check if there are proper permissions for the Central Inventory. Also, check if some other instance has locked the given Central Inventory.

3) INFO: Created OiicStandardInventorySession.
SEVERE: oracle.sysman.oii.oiix.OiixException: The Oracle home '/u01/app/oracle/product/' could not be updated as it does not exist.
  at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicDetachHome.getOracleHomeInfo(
  at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicDetachHome.doOperation(
  at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicBaseInventoryApp.doOperation(


Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/clone_work/<sid>-1574541675062/OraInstall2019-11-23_03-42-09PM. Please wait ...Error in CreateOUIProcess(): 13 


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