Opatch Commands Failing with Error: "OPatch finds invalid inventory. The patch storage directory '$ORACLE_HOME\.patch_storage' is present but Standalone Inventory '$ORACLE_HOME\sainventory' is not present."
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Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
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opatch command is not taking the central Inventory lcoation and throwing the errors as listed below:
Instead of Oracle Central Inventory it is showing as Oracle Home Inventory
Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 18.104.22.168.0
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Oracle Home : D:\app\oracle\product\22.214.171.124_64_db
Oracle Home Inventory : n/a
OPatch version : 126.96.36.199.0
Product information : n/a
Log file location : D:\app\oracle\product\188.8.131.52_64_db\cfgtoollogs\opatch\opatch2012-07-24_04-33-54AM_1.log
Patch history file: D:\app\oracle\product\184.108.40.206_64_db\cfgtoollogs\opatch\opatch_history.txt
OPatch finds invalid inventory. The patch storage directory 'D:\app\oracle\product\220.127.116.11_64_db\.patch_storage' is present but Standalone Inventory 'D:\app\oracle\product\18.104.22.168_64_db\sainventory' is not present.
OPatch failed with error code = 73
Also observed above that Instead of Oracle Central Inventory it is showing as Oracle Home Inventory .
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