OGG 12c Silent Install Fails With [WARNING] [INS-08109] Unexpected error occurred while validating inputs at state 'installOptions' (Doc ID 2255240.1)

Last updated on APRIL 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version 12.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OGG 12c silent installation using a response file fails with following error

$ ./runInstaller -silent -responseFile /usr/ogg/fbo_ggs_Linux_x64_shiphome/Disk1/response/ogg.rsp -invPtrLoc /export/home/ggadmin/oraInst.loc
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 120 MB. Actual 1971 MB Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB. Actual 32767 MB Passed
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2017-03-24_10-43-50AM. Please wait ...$ [WARNING] [INS-08109] Unexpected error occurred while validating inputs at state 'installOptions'.
  CAUSE: No additional information available.
  ACTION: Contact Oracle Support Services or refer to the software manual.
  SUMMARY:
  - java.lang.NullPointerException

Cause

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