Using Opatch to Apply Patch 16546129 Gets " OPatch failed with error code 73"
Last updated on JULY 02, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 18.104.22.168.0 and later
Oracle JDeveloper - Version 22.214.171.124.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The standalone Opatch is used to apply the upgrade patch, and gets the following error:
Oracle Standalone Interim Patch Installer version 126.96.36.199.0
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Oracle Home : /home/oracle/Middleware/oracle_common
Central Inventory: /home/oracle/oraInventory
From : /etc/oraInst.loc
OPatch version : 188.8.131.52.0
OUI version : 184.108.40.206.0
OUI location : /home/oracle/Middleware/oracle_common/oui
Log file location : /home/oracle/Middleware/oracle_common/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2013-06-21_14-28-52PM.log
Applying interim patch '16546129' to OH '/home/oracle/Middleware/oracle_common'
OPatchSession can NOT load Oracle HOME /home/oracle/Middleware/oracle_common Inventory . Possible causes are:
No read or write permission to ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage
Central Inventory is locked by another OUI instance
No read permission to Central Inventory
The lock file exists in ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage
The Oracle Home does not exist in Central Inventory
ApplySession failed: ApplySession failed to prepare the system. Unable to create patchObject
System intact, OPatch will not attempt to restore the system
OPatch failed with error code 73
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