"oracle.sysman.oii.oiil.OiilNativeException: S_PERMISSIONS_SYSTEM_EPERM" When Applying Patch in ODI 12c (Doc ID 1669277.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 12.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An "oracle.sysman.oii.oiil.OiilNativeException: S_PERMISSIONS_SYSTEM_EPERM" error message is received when running "opatch napply" on an Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 12c installation on Linux machine. 

The full OPatch log is as below:

[Apr 30, 2014 3:54:21 PM]    OPatch invoked as follows: 'napply -id 17469061 -oh /apps/Oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home -jre /apps/Oracle/Middleware/jdk1.7.0_55 -invPtrLoc /apps/Oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home/oraInst.loc '
[Apr 30, 2014 3:54:21 PM]    OUI-67077:
                            Oracle Home       : /apps/Oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home
                            Central Inventory : /u01/oraInventory
                               from           : /apps/Oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home/oraInst.loc
                            OPatch version    : 13.1.0.0.0
                            OUI version       : 13.1.0.0.0
                            OUI location      : /apps/Oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home/oui
                            Log file location : /apps/Oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2014-04-30_15-54-16PM_1.log
[Apr 30, 2014 3:54:21 PM]    Patch history file: /apps/Oracle/Middleware/Oracle_Home/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch_history.txt
[Apr 30, 2014 3:54:21 PM]    OPatch detects the Middleware Home as "/apps/Oracle/Middleware"
oracle.sysman.oii.oiil.OiilNativeException: S_PERMISSIONS_SYSTEM_EPERM

Cause

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