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EM 12.1.0.5: Applying Patch Manually Using "opatch napply" Fails With Error Code 73 (Doc ID 2668590.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.5.0 to 12.1.0.5.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

12.1.0.5 EM Agent, Applying patch manually using opatch napply fails with below error.

$ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch napply

Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 11.1.0.12.9

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Oracle Home : /<AGENT_BASE>/core/12.1.0.5.0

Central Inventory : /var/opt/oracle

from : /<AGENT_BASE>/core/12.1.0.5.0/oraInst.loc

OPatch version : 11.1.0.12.9

OUI version : 11.1.0.13.0

Log file location : /<AGENT_BASE>/core/12.1.0.5.0/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2020-05-06_09-45-36AM_1.log

Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...

Failed to load the patch object. Possible causes are:

The specified path is not an interim Patch shiphome

Meta-data files are missing from the patch area

Patch location = /<PATCH_DOWNLOAD>/patches/28981067

Details = PatchObject constructor: Input file "/<PATCH_DOWNLOAD>/patches/28981067/etc/config/actions" or "/<PATCH_DOWNLOAD>/patches/28981067/etc/config/inventory" does not exist.

NApply could not load patch from location '/<PATCH_DOWNLOAD>/patches/28981067'

UtilSession failed: PatchObject constructor: Input file "/<PATCH_DOWNLOAD>/patches/28981067/etc/config/actions" or "/<PATCH_DOWNLOAD>/patches/28981067/etc/config/inventory" does not exist.

Log file location: /<AGENT_BASE>/core/12.1.0.5.0/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2020-05-06_09-45-36AM_1.log

OPatch failed with error code 73

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