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OPATCH Error "Cannot look for invPtrLoc pattern", "error code = 100" (Doc ID 454549.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager - Version to
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Checked for relevance on 16-Apr-2010
***Checked for relevance on 12-Dec-2011***


While installing a patch using Opatch on Windows the following error is generated:

Oracle Interim Patch Installer version
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We recommend you refer to the OPatch documentation under
OPatch/docs for usage reference. We also recommend using the latest OPatch version. For the latest OPatch version and other support related issues, please refer to document 293369.1 which is viewable from

Cannot look for invPtrLoc pattern -Doracle.installer.invPtrLoc in file N/A

ERROR: OPatch failed because of Inventory problem.
OPatch returns with error code = 100


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