Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 188.8.131.52.0 and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When applying mandatory Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) <Patch 21895214> on an OBIEE 220.127.116.11.X environment, the patch install fails with errors:
[Feb 7, 2017 8:57:16 PM] OPatch invoked as follows: 'apply -invPtrLoc /dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1//oraInst.loc '
[Feb 7, 2017 8:57:16 PM] OUI-67077:
Oracle Home : /dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1
Central Inventory : /dev/exalytics/oraInventory
from : /dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1//oraInst.loc
OPatch version : 18.104.22.168.3
OUI version : 22.214.171.124.0
OUI location : /dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1//oui
Log file location : /dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2017-02-07_20-57-10PM_1.log
[Feb 7, 2017 8:57:16 PM] Patch history file: /dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch_history.txt
[Feb 7, 2017 8:57:16 PM] OPatch detects the Middleware Home as "/dev/exalytics/bi"
[Feb 7, 2017 8:57:16 PM] Starting ApplySession at Tue Feb 07 20:57:16 CST 2017
[Feb 7, 2017 8:57:16 PM] Starting Apply Session at Tue Feb 07 20:57:16 CST 2017
[Feb 7, 2017 8:57:16 PM] OUI-67075:Failed to load the patch object. Possible causes are:
The specified path is not an interim Patch shiphome
Meta-data files are missing from the patch area
Patch location = /dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1/OPatch/bug21895214
Details = PatchObject constructor: Input file "/dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1/OPatch/bug21895214/etc/config/actions" or "/dev/exalytics/bi/Oracle_BI1/OPatch/bug21895214/etc/config/inventory" does not exist.
This problem occurred on an Exalytics server with OBIEE 126.96.36.199.161018, but the issue could occur on any OBIEE 188.8.131.52.X environment.
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