[INS-08109] Unexpected error occurred while validating inputs at state 'inventoryPage' (Doc ID 1338874.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later    [Release: 11.2 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are attempting to install 11gR2 (11.2.0) Database Server or Client and pass the parameter "-silent" when launching the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI).  You receive an error similar to the following in the installActions log after executing runInstaller:

runInstaller -silent -debug -force FROM_LOCATION=/downloads/oracle11gR2Client/client/stage/products.xml UNIX_GROUP_NAME=oinstall ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/client_1 ORACLE_HOME_NAME="OracleClient11g_home1" ORACLE_BASE=/u01/app/oracle oracle.install.client.installType="Administrator"
...
INFO: Validating state <inventoryPage>
FINE: oracle.install.commons.util.Resource:Can't find resource for bundle oracle.install.ivw.common.resource.CommonErrorResID, key oracle.install.ivw.common.resource.CommonErrorCode.hint
FINE: oracle.install.commons.util.Resource:Can't find resource for bundle oracle.install.commons.flow.resource.FlowResourceBundle, key oracle.install.commons.flow.FlowErrorCode.hint
INFO: Terminating all background operations
INFO: Terminated all background operations
WARNING: [WARNING] [INS-08109] Unexpected error occurred while validating inputs at state 'inventoryPage'.
CAUSE: No additional information available.
ACTION: Contact Oracle Support Services or refer to the software manual.
SUMMARY:
- java.lang.NullPointerException.
Refer associated stacktrace #oracle.install.commons.util.exception.DefaultErrorAdvisor:334

Cause

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