Zero Downtime Patching Fails With Error:CLONE-20264 Ensure That The Default Inventory Pointer File Is Valid Or Provide A Different

(Doc ID 2259215.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Zero Downtime Patching [ZDT] Fails with Error: 

SEVERE : Apr 23, 2017 6:32:05 PM - ACTION - CLONE-20264 Ensure that the default inventory pointer file is valid or provide a different, valid inventory Pointer file using the -invPtrLoc argument

Failed Command:

 


Changes

The issue can be reproduced at will with the steps mentioned in below document:

http://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/tutorials/obe/fmw/wls/12c/12_2_1/01-06-001-PatchingWLS/PatchingWLS.html#overview

Cause

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