OPatch failed with error code 73 when Running From Webgate Home. (Doc ID 2103324.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

"opatch lsinventory" runs fine for other ORACLE_HOME and fails for only webgate home - /apps/oracle/product/fmw/webgate
Webgate Version : 11g

 

$ export ORACLE_HOME=/apps/oracle/product/fmw/webgate

$./OPatch/opatch lsinventory
[WARN ][jrockit] MaxPermSize=256m ignored: Not a valid option for JRockit
Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 11.1.0.9.9
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Oracle Home       : /apps/oracle/product/fmw/webgate
Central Inventory : /home/oimuser/oraInventory
  from           : /apps/oracle/product/fmw/webgate/oraInst.loc
OPatch version    : 11.1.0.9.9
OUI version       : 11.1.0.9.0
Log file location : /apps/oracle/product/fmw/webgate/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2016-02-03_02-13-14AM_1.log

List of Homes on this system:

 Home name= OH929759138, Location= "/apps/oracle/product/fmw/oracle_common"
 Home name= OH910842470, Location= "/apps/oracle/product/fmw/web"
Inventory load failed... OPatch cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home.
Possible causes are:
  Oracle Home dir. path does not exist in Central Inventory
  Oracle Home is a symbolic link
  Oracle Home inventory is corrupted
LsInventorySession failed: OracleHomeInventory gets null oracleHomeInfo

OPatch failed with error code 73

 

As we can see The required webgate home is not listed.

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List of Homes on this system:

 Home name= OH929759138, Location= "/apps/oracle/product/fmw/oracle_common"
 Home name= OH910842470, Location= "/apps/oracle/product/fmw/web"
Inventory load failed... OPatch cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home.

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Changes

 None

Cause

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