Opatch Fails To Install With 'Prerequisite check "CheckApplicable" failed' Exception (Doc ID 1388175.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempting to install a patch as follows:

$ opatch apply

...against idc-shiphome-generic-patch-20111026-1001 (or any patch) fails with the error:

Patch "12869831" is a no-op patch.
SEVERE:OUI-67074:ApplySession failed during prerequisite checks: Prerequisite check "CheckApplicable" failed.
INFO:System intact, OPatch will not attempt to restore the system
INFO:Finishing ApplySession at Fri Dec 09 18:59:44 EET 2011
INFO:Total time spent waiting for user-input is 0 seconds. Finish at Fri Dec 09 18:59:44 EET 2011
INFO:Stack Description: oracle.opatch.PrereqFailedException: Prerequisite check "CheckApplicable" failed.
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.OPatchSessionHelper.runApplyPrereqs(OPatchSessionHelper.java:4451)
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.ApplySession.processLocal(ApplySession.java:3695)
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.ApplySession.process(ApplySession.java:5577)
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.OPatchSession.main(OPatchSession.java:1719)
INFO:StackTrace: oracle.opatch.OPatch.main(OPatch.java:630)

Cause

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