OPatch error: Failed to fetch host name (Doc ID 2230313.1)

Last updated on MAY 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)

Symptoms

When trying to apply a GI PSU, receive the following error:

Parameter Validation: Successful

System Configuration Collection failed: oracle.osysmodel.driver.sdk.productdriver.ProductDriverException: oracle.osysmodel.driver.sdk.productdriver.ProductDriverException: Failed to fetch host name    <=====
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: java.io.IOException: Stream closed
at oracle.opatchauto.gi.GILogger.writeWithoutTimeStamp(GILogger.java:432)
at oracle.opatchauto.gi.GILogger.printStackTrace(GILogger.java:447)
at oracle.opatchauto.gi.OPatchauto.main(OPatchauto.java:97)
Caused by: java.io.IOException: Stream closed
at java.io.BufferedWriter.ensureOpen(BufferedWriter.java:98)
at java.io.BufferedWriter.write(BufferedWriter.java:203)
at java.io.Writer.write(Writer.java:140)
at oracle.opatchauto.gi.GILogger.writeWithoutTimeStamp(GILogger.java:426)
... 2 more

opatchauto failed with error code 1. 

This error has been seen by certain customers in all Opatch releases from 12.1.0.1.7 up to and including 12.2.0.1.8

Changes

 None

Cause

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