Oracle Client Additional Install Fails With "Failed to Grant Priveleges on specified Oracle home type"

(Doc ID 2354823.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Symptoms

"Failed to Grant Priveleges on specified Oracle home type" error may be raised from
Oracle Universal Installer,
when trying to install additional "Custom" components
to the existing Client Home.

installActions<timestamp>.log indicates following messages:

 

 

Changes

After installing Oracle Client software, setup.exe has been executed from the Oracle Client Home to install additional client components.

 

Cause

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