Opatch generates messages: "Could not get central inventory using NGOUI; oracle.sysman.nextgen.utils.NextGenInventoryUtil" in logfile. (Doc ID 2083483.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Opatch prereq check and opatch lsinventory is generating unexpected line of output in the log file as "Could not get central inventory using NGOUI;    oracle.sysman.nextgen.utils.NextGenInventoryUtil"

This message is seen when used 11.2.0.3.12 ,12.1.0.1.9 and 12.1.0.1.10 opatch utility

CASE 1- opatch prereq CheckConflictAgainstOHWithDetail -ph ./

OPatch invoked as follows: 'prereq CheckConflictAgainstOHWithDetail -ph ./ -invPtrLoc /h01/app/oracle/db/11.2.0.4_02/oraInst.loc '
[Nov 17, 2015 3:25:44 PM] Could not get central inventory using NGOUI; oracle.sysman.nextgen.utils.NextGenInventoryUtil
[Nov 17, 2015 3:25:44 PM] OUI-67077:
Oracle Home : /h01/app/oracle/db/11.2.0.4_02
Central Inventory : /c01/app/oraInventory
from : /h01/app/oracle/db/11.2.0.4_02/oraInst.loc
OPatch version : 11.2.0.3.12
OUI version : 11.2.0.4.0

 

CASE 2 - opatch lsinventory

OPatch invoked as follows: 'lsinventory -invPtrLoc /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/dbhome_1/oraInst.loc '
[Nov 11, 2015 2:15:10 PM] Could not get central inventory using NGOUI; oracle.sysman.nextgen.utils.NextGenInventoryUtil
[Nov 17, 2015 3:25:44 PM] OUI-67077:
Oracle Home : /h01/app/oracle/db/11.2.0.4_02
Central Inventory : /c01/app/oraInventory
from : /h01/app/oracle/db/11.2.0.4_02/oraInst.loc
OPatch version : 11.2.0.3.12
OUI version : 11.2.0.4.0

 

Cause

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