OPatch Failed With Error Code 14 (Doc ID 736652.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Portal - Version 10.1.2.0.0 to 10.1.4.2 [Release 10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 10-Sept-2015


Symptoms

Error is encountered when a Portal repository patch is installed using the OPatch utility.

Command: 

[myPortal]$ cd $ORACLE_HOME/OPatch
[myPortal]$ ./opatch apply /home/myPatches/7131775 -pre "-s portal -p Pa55w0rd -c myPortal.server.com:1521:iasdb.myPortal.server.com"

  


Output:

Invoking OPatch 10.2.0.4.3
Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 10.2.0.4.3
Copyright (c) 2007, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.

Syntax Error... Invalid combination of options specified.
Please use the option 'opatch apply -help' to get correct syntax
OPatch failed with error code 14


Changes

Oracle Universal Installer 10.2.0.4 installed in the Portal middle-tier.

Output of the following command will provide the version of Oracle Universal Installer currently installed in the Oracle Home: $ORACLE_HOME/OPatch/opatch lsinventory -detail

Cause

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