FMW 11g Installation With WLS 12c Failing With "INST-07248: Specified Home Location Is Not A Valid Location" (Doc ID 2131222.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.1.0 and later
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Installed Oracle Weblogic Server 12c successfully, followed by an Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g product is failing with the following errors:

INST-07248: Specified Weblogic home location is not a valid location
INST-07248: Specified Middleware home location is not a valid location
INST-07005: Validation of Oracle Instance location failed. The location specificed already exists and is a nonempty directory

 

Cause

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