Attaching An ORACLE_HOME Returns 'AttachHome' Failed (Doc ID 1638552.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Trying to register an ORACLE_HOME in a central inventory using "-attachHome" results in the following error :

 
No indicative message is reported about the cause of the failure.
Executing the installer in debug mode does not help either.

Cause

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