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OID 12c Installation Error: INST-07414: Specified java home is not valid (Doc ID 2719383.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version and later
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Attempting to install OID on a new server in preparation for a high availability environment. During the installation, the user is prompted to enter the path to the JDK installed on the server. The installation fails to complete because the JDK path points to the location for OpenJDK and is not recognized by the installer as a valid JAVA_HOME.


INST-07414: Specified java home is not valid

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Start the installation of OID
  2. Enter the path for the JDK Home on the JDK Selection page of the installer.
  3. Click Next. Error appears and installation fails.




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