Weblogic 12.1.2 Installation Fails with "[ERROR]:INST-07319: Validation of Oracle Home location failed" (Doc ID 1599705.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.2.0.0 to 12.1.2.0.0 [Release 12c]
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.0.0 to 12.2.1.0.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Installation of WLS 12.1.2 fails after creating a directory structure (for example, a JDK installation) inside the future Weblogic Home. The error log shows:

Using the -force option doesn't help.

Solution

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