OVD 10g Patch 10.1.4.2 (Patchset) Fails to Apply with 'AttachHome' failed (Doc ID 565514.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 10.1.4.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

10.1.4.2 OVD patch installation fails with:

Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2008-01-29_04-56-04PM. Please
wait ...Unable to create a new Oracle Home at /ovd_app/OViD. Oracle Home already exists at this
location. Select another location.
'AttachHome' failed.

 

Changes

OVD 10.1.4.0 was reinstalled in /ovd_app/OViD.

Cause

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