Opatch fails to detect oracle home as index values of installed homes are same in central inventory

(Doc ID 1907240.1)

Last updated on JUNE 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1.0 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Opatch lsinventory fails with below error

Inventory load failed… OPatch cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home.

LsInventorySession failed: Unable to create patchObject
Possible causes are:
ORACLE_HOME/inventory/oneoffs/<Patch number> is corrupted
No read permission to above directory
Please remove one-off entry <Patch number> from <ORACLE_HOME>/inventory/ContentsXML/comps.xml and retry if above directory corrupted,
or Please check the contents of the directory ORACLE_HOME/inventory/oneoffs/<Patch_number> for read permission

OPatch failed with error code 73

 

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