OPATCH_JAVA_ERROR :UpdateInventory got errors calling update inventory, java.lang.NullPointerException Issue While Applying Patches 9371120 And 7366746 in 10.1.3 ORACLE_HOME

(Doc ID 2342384.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Forms/iAS/Database patching issues

When attempting to apply patches, the following error occurs.

Updating inventory...
OPATCH_JAVA_ERROR : UpdateInventory got errors calling update inventory, java.lang.NullPointerException
Files on system are patched but Inventory Update has failed. Please run 'opatch lsinventory' to check if the patch has been recorded in Inventory.

Verifying patch...
Verifying that patch ID is in Oracle Home inventory.
INVENTORY PROBLEM: Patch 9371120 is not present in Oracle Home inventory.

 

Cause

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