OBIEE 11g: Error: "Prerequisite check "CheckSystemSpace" failed. The details are: Required amount of space(17695.868MB) is not available." when Applying OBIEE 11.1.1.7.150120 Bundle Patch

(Doc ID 1965491.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.150120 and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.150120 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have installed OBIEE 11.1.1.7.0. When you apply the 11.1.1.7.150120 bundle patch using opatch with the napply option, it failes with the following error:

Oracle Home : /obi01/app/oracle/fmw11g/obiee117/Oracle_BI1
Central Inventory : /obi01/app/oracle/fmw11g/oraInventory
  from : /obi01/app/oracle/fmw11g/oraInventory/oraInst.loc
OPatch version : 11.1.0.12.3
OUI version : 11.1.0.9.0
Log file location : /obi01/app/oracle/fmw11g/obiee117/Oracle_BI1/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2015-01-22_14-44-06PM_1.log

OPatch detects the Middleware Home as "/obi01/app/oracle/fmw11g/obiee117"

Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...
Prerequisite check "CheckSystemSpace" failed.
The details are:
Required amount of space(17695.868MB) is not available.
  

Cause

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