Post Install Of 10.1.3.5 Opatch Failing With Error "The patch location is not a directory: -ocmrf" (Doc ID 1566925.1)

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

On : 12.1.3 version, ISSUES WITH FUNCTIONALITY OF AD UTILITIES

When attempting to upgrade to 10.1.3.5 the following error occurs.

ERROR
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running post installation steps:

The following configuration assistants have not been successfully completed. These assistants must be completed for your product to be completely configured.
Execute file <10.1.3_ORACLE_HOME>/cfgtoollogs/configToolCommands to re-run all skipped/failed configuration assistants.
<10.1.3_ORACLE_HOME>/config/run_opatch_generic.sh

From the opatch log:

OracleHome/ShipHome appears more than once.
The patch location is not a directory: -ocmrf.

ERROR: OPatch failed because of cmd. args. problem.

opatch apply -silent -ocmrf <10.1.3_ORACLE_HOME>/config/ias.properties -oh <10.1.3_ORACLE_HOME> -invPtrLoc <10.1.3_ORACLE_HOME>/oraInst.loc <10.1.3_ORACLE_HOME>/opatches/8555288

Cause

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