OUI-10094:Problem in saving inventory. Installation cannot continue (Doc ID 371397.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.1 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

During an installation of the Oracle10gR2 10.2.0.1.0 RDBMS (database) software, Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) could report the following errors:

    INFO: Initializing OUI save inventory
    INFO: The flags set for this home (<ORACLE_HOME>) are:clean

    SEVERE: OUI-10094:Problem in saving inventory. Installation cannot continue.
    <ORACLE_HOME>/inventory/ContentsXML/oraclehomeproperties.xml (The file access permissions do not allow the specified action.)

Cause

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