Opatch Output Error "is Not OUI Based Home" and "OPatch failed with error code = 73"
Last updated on MARCH 11, 2018
Applies to:Identity Manager - Version 22.214.171.124.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
**Checked for Relevance on 27-Sep-2013**
Following issues were seeing running opatch command with OIM:
The Oracle Home C:\Oracle\MIDDLE~1 is not the OUI based home.
Please give proper Oracle Home.
OPatch returns with error code = 1
"OPatch failed with error code = 73"
SEVERE:OPatch invoked as follows: 'lsinventory -details '
Oracle Home : C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_IDM
Central Inventory : C:\Program Files\Oracle\Inventory
from : n/a
OPatch version : 126.96.36.199.5
OUI version : 188.8.131.52.0
OUI location : C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_IDM\oui
Log file location : C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_IDM\cfgtoollogs\opatch\opatch2012-04-16_16-14-39PM.log
INFO:Patch history file: C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_IDM\cfgtoollogs\opatch\opatch_history.txt
INFO:OPatch detects the Middleware Home as "C:\Oracle\Middleware"
INFO:Starting LsInventorySession at Mon Apr 16 16:14:40 MSK 2012
INFO:List of Homes on this system:
Home name= OH1244498892, Location= "C:\Oracle\product\fmw\oracle_common"
Home name= OH405797129, Location= "C:\Oracle\product\fmw\Oracle_IDM"
Home name= OH405807068, Location= "C:\Oracle\product\fmw\Oracle_SOA"
Home name= OraClient11g_home1, Location= "C:\Oracle\client\product\11.2.0\client_1"
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
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