The Application of ODI Patch Fails During the Oracle Home Discovery Phase (Doc ID 2075838.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The application of an Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) patch fails during the Oracle Home discovery phase, and following could be found in the generated OPatch log file:

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[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:14 AM]     OPatch detects the Middleware Home as "E:\Oracle\Middleware"

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:15 AM]     Starting ApplySession at Sun Nov 08 01:01:15 COT 2015

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:15 AM]     Starting Apply Session at Sun Nov 08 01:01:15 COT 2015

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:15 AM]     OPatch will do the following:
                            [Oracle Home discovery]                      : Configure and Validate Oracle Home info.
                            [Prerequisite for apply]                     : Invoke prerequisites to see if patch can be applied.
                            [Patch conflict detection for apply patch]   : Check if any conflict with already installed patches in Oracle Home.

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:15 AM]     --------------------- Oracle Home discovery ---------------------

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:15 AM]     OUI-67086:ApplySession applying interim patch '15998826' to OH 'e:\Oracle\MIDDLE~1\EPMSYS~1'

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:15 AM]     Applying interim patch '15998826' to OH 'e:\Oracle\MIDDLE~1\EPMSYS~1'

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:15 AM]     Starting to apply patch to local system at Sun Nov 08 01:01:15 COT 2015

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:15 AM]     Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:17 AM]     List of Homes on this system:

                              Home name= OH1438659930, Location= "E:\Oracle\Middleware\oracle_common"
                              Home name= OH10716810, Location= "E:\oracle\product\11.1.1\Oracle_ODI_1"
                              Home name= OH530608133, Location= "E:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_WT1"
                              Home name= OraClient11g_home1, Location= "E:\oracle\app\product\11.2.0\client_64"
                              Home name= OraClient11g64_hypadmin, Location= "E:\Oracle\Middleware\dbclient64"
                              Home name= OH1283996738, Location= "E:\Oracle\Middleware\odi"
                              Home name= OH1283996872, Location= "E:\Oracle\Middleware\ohs"
                              Home name= OH1426837016, Location= "E:\oracle\product\11.1.1\ODI_11_1_1_7"

[Nov 8, 2015 1:01:17 AM]     [ Error during Oracle Home discovery phase ] Detail:                              OUI-67064:OPatchSession cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home e:\Oracle\MIDDLE~1\EPMSYS~1. 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


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Cause

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