Clone.pl : "You do not have sufficient permissions to access the inventory" (Doc ID 554049.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.3 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While attempting to execute $ORACLE_HOME/clone/bin/clone.pl, the following message displayed:

"You do not have sufficient permissions to access the inventory '/usr/app/oracle/oraInventory'. Installation cannot continue. Make sure that you have read/write permissions to the inventory directory and restart the installer.: Permission denied"

NOTE : /usr/app/oracle/oraInventory is  the Central inventory( oraInventory) on the source ,not the target

Cause

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