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opatch lsinventory -invPtrloc Fails with the Error "OUI found no such ORACLE_HOME set in the environment" (Doc ID 2100056.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version to [Release AS10gR2 to Oracle11g]
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 While running opatch lsinventory command using invPtrloc option, it fails with the below errors.

$ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch lsinventory -invPtrloc /u01/apps/Oracle/10.1.3/oraInst.loc

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Oracle Home : /u01/apps/Oracle/10.1.2
Oracle Home Inventory : /u01/apps/Oracle/10.1.2/inventory
Central Inventory : /a000/disco11g/oraInventory
from : /var/opt/oracle/oraInst.loc
OUI location : /u01/apps/Oracle/10.1.2/oui
OUI shared library : /u01/apps/Oracle/10.1.2/oui/lib/solaris/
Java location : /u01/apps/Oracle/10.1.2/jdk/jre/bin/java
Log file location : /u01/apps/Oracle/10.1.2/.patch_storage/patch ID/*.log

Creating log file "/u01/apps/Oracle/10.1.2/.patch_storage/LsInventory__01-26-2016_01-41-20.log"


LsInventory: OPatch Exception while accessing O2O

OPATCH_JAVA_ERROR : An exception of type "OPatchException" has occurred:
OPatch Exception: OUI found no such ORACLE_HOME set in the environment
Can not get details for given Oracle Home
An exception occurs

There is no Interim Patch



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