"utilSession failed: com.oracle.cie.nextgen.common.utils.Util.getCanonicalPath" Error When Patching WebLogic

(Doc ID 2351447.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2018

Applies to:

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


Getting the following error when trying to apply the patch:


OPatchSession cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home /pshr/pt854/oracle/Weblogic1213. Possible causes are:
  No read or write permission to ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage
  Central Inventory is locked by another OUI instance
  No read permission to Central Inventory
  The lock file exists in ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage
  The Oracle Home does not exist in Central Inventory

utilSession failed: com.oracle.cie.nextgen.common.utils.Util.getCanonicalPath

OPatch failed with error code 73




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