Opatch was not able to find OUI jars to load them runtime. Please provide valid oui location using 'oui_loc' option .Opatch failed with error code = 255 (Doc ID 1581207.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Opatch commands fails with the below error .

%opatch lsinventory
%opatch lsinventory -detail
%opatch apply

Opatch was not able to find OUI jars to load them runtime. Please provide valid oui location using 'oui_loc' option. Opatch failed with error code = 255

No opatch logs are generated.

Cause

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