8607523 failed to install at Windows 2008 as OS_ID is unknown (Doc ID 1183914.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Install - Version 12.1.1 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to install <patch 8607523> - MERGE LABEL REQUEST ON TOP OF 10.1.3.4 FOR BUGS 7393405 7027175 6862461

The following error occurs.

Verifying patch...
OPATCH_JAVA_ERROR: Wrong number of arguments. VerifyPatch needs ORACLE_HOME, OUI location, patch location, patch ID and path to 'ar' command, no_inventory, OS_ID.

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.Exception: Wrong number of arguments. VerifyPatch needs ORACLE_HOME, OUI location, patch location, patch ID and path to 'ar' command, no_inventory, OS_ID.
at opatch.VerifyPatch.main(VerifyPatch.java:803)ERROR: OPatch failed as verification of the patch failed.
OPatch returns with error code = 240




Cause

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