"opatch lsinventory" on CRS/GI home fails with error code 15 (Doc ID 1964569.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

"opatch lsinventory" on CRS/GI home fails:

$ /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/OPatch/opatch lsinv
OPatch could not create/open history file for writing.

Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 12.1.0.1.6
Copyright (c) 2015, Oracle Corporation.  All rights reserved.

This is a read-only home and users need to run OPatch with -customLogDir option.

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OPatch failed with error code 15

 

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Cause

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