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OUI-10022:The Target Area Cannot Be Used Because It Is In An Invalid State (Doc ID 1999155.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


I am trying to install 12c Golden Gate software on host where grid and DB are running.

The installation of GG failed on the oraInventory status.
OUI-10022:The target area /local/grid/oragrid/oraInventory cannot be used because it is in an invalid state

I did the opatch lsinventory of both GI and DB homes and did not find any issues. (attached is output)
Verified the permissions of the directories and files, and they seem to be ok.


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