OPatch Not Able to Get Details Of The Oracle Home From The OraInventory While Applying Patch 5490840 (Doc ID 838987.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Oracle Applications Manager - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Oracle Applications DBA - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While Applying RDBMS Patch 5490840 it fails with the following error :


ERROR:

java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiix.OiixPathOps.concatPath(OiixPathOps.java:551)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicStandardInventorySession.updateProperties(OiicStandardInventorySession.java:392)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicStandardInventorySession.initSession(OiicStandardInventorySession.java:250)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicStandardInventorySession.initSession(OiicStandardInventorySession.java:216)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicStandardInventorySession.initSession(OiicStandardInventorySession.java:165)
at opatch.O2O.setupSession(O2O.java:498)
at opatch.O2O.setupInventory(O2O.java:560)
at opatch.O2O.setupInventoryThenRAC(O2O.java:1058)
at opatch.O2O.main(O2O.java:1083)
java.lang.NullPointerException
...

output to OPatch :

 

...
HOME_INDEX=-1
The Oracle Home $ORACLE_HOME/9.2.0 is not registered with the Central Inventory. OPatch was not able to get details of the home from the inventory.
ERROR: OPatch failed because of Inventory problem.

...

Cause

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