opatch error code 73: Prerequisite check "CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables" failed.

(Doc ID 1942237.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

opatch auto failed with error:

Prerequisite check "CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables" failed.
The details are:
Following executables are active :
/u01/app/11.2.0/grid/lib/libclntsh.so.11.1

OPatch failed with error code 73

Cause

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