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Error: "INST-07248: Specified Weblogic Home Location Is Not a Valid Location" When Applying a Patch For P6 EPPM Even Though the Weblogic Home Is Correct (Doc ID 2124303.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2022

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to apply a P6 EPPM Patch Set, the following error occurs even though the WebLogic Home path is set correctly:

INST-07248: Specified WebLogic home location is not a valid location.

The Patch Utility log file generates the following messages:

The patch installation log includes the following errors:
[TIMESTAMP] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [] [tid: 39] Entering method executeHandler
[TIMESTAMP] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [] [tid: 39] Fetching the value of homeLocation
[TIMESTAMP] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [] [tid: 39] Error:Error in validating Weblogic home location
[TIMESTAMP] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [] [tid: 39] Cause:Specified Weblogic home location is not a valid location
[TIMESTAMP] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [] [tid: 39] Action:Enter a valid Weblogic home location
[TIMESTAMP] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [] [tid: 39] Exiting method executeHandler

Note, the patch set log files can be found in the Oracle Inventory directory:

  • Default Pointer Location:
    • Linux: /etc/oraInst.loc
    • AIX: /etc/oraInst.loc
    • Solaris: /var/opt/oracle/oraInst.loc
    • Windows: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Oracle/inst.loc


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