Significance of oraInst.loc When Installing Oracle Products and Applying Patches
Last updated on MAY 31, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 10.1.2.0.0 to 18.104.22.168.0 [Release AS10gR2 to Oracle11g]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.2.0.0
You are planning to apply one-off Patch or you are planning to install the latest Patchset
and the oraInst.loc (Oracle Inventory Pointer) is not located in /var/opt/oracle or /etc.
How to tell OPatch or the OUI (Oracle Universal Installer) where to find the oraInst.loc file?
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