OPatch 'lsinventory' Fails With Error "SEVERE:OUI-67028:Inventory load failed... OPatch cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home." (Doc ID 2078879.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2017

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.2.106 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Symptoms

The 'opatch lsinventory' command fails with the error:

OPatch lsinventory Fails With Error Code 73

The following error is written to the Opatch_error.log

SEVERE:OUI-67028:Inventory load failed... OPatch cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home.

Possible causes are:
Oracle Home dir. path does not exist in Central Inventory
Oracle Home is a symbolic link
Oracle Home inventory is corrupted
SEVERE:OUI-67073:LsInventorySession failed: OracleHomeInventory gets null oracleHomeInfo

Cause

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