OUD11g - OPatch fails with error code 73

(Doc ID 2400319.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable run Opatch utility in OUD installation, this fails with error code 73

Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 11.1.0.12.9
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Oracle Home :  /OUD_Home
Central Inventory : /oraInventory
  from : /OUD_Home/oraInst.loc
OPatch version : 11.1.0.12.9
OUI version : 11.1.0.11.0
Log file location : /OUD_Home/cfgtoollogs/opatch/opatch2018-05-15_13-06-22PM_1.log

List of Homes on this system:

  Home name= OraHome1, Location= "/OUD_Home/agent12c/plugins/oracle.oud.odir.agent.plugin_12.1.0.2.0"
Inventory load failed... OPatch cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home.
Possible causes are:
  Oracle Home dir. path does not exist in Central Inventory
  Oracle Home is a symbolic link
  Oracle Home inventory is corrupted
LsInventorySession failed: OracleHomeInventory gets null oracleHomeInfo

OPatch failed with error code 73

 

Cause

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