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E-DPK: Installation Fails With "OUI-10198:Unable to create a new Oracle Home with name <OracleHomeName>. An Oracle Home with this name already exists. Please select another name." (Doc ID 2686270.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2020

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.58 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to install the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) version 9.2 PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) Image 34, the following error occurs in the Deployment Package (DPK) setup log.


OUI-10198:Unable to create a new Oracle Home with name <OracleHomeName>. An Oracle Home with this name already exists. Please select another name.
SEVERE:OUI-10198:Unable to create a new Oracle Home with name <OracleHomeName>. An Oracle Home with this name already exists. Please select another name.]
2020-05-18T09:06:45CDT psftutils.py ERROR : Execution of Puppet command returned code [6]
2020-05-18T09:06:45CDT psftutils.py DEBUG : Leaving apply_puppet_profile_sync
2020-05-18T09:06:45CDT psft_environment.py DEBUG : Puppet apply of [pt_profile::pt_tools_deployment] failed
2020-05-18T09:06:45CDT psftutils.py DEBUG : Script execution ended at [2020-05-18:09:06:45]
2020-05-18T09:06:45CDT psftutils.py DEBUG : Script execution status [Failed], time taken [00:09:38]


The issue can be reproduced with the following steps on a server with an existing Oracle Home from a previous software installation:
1. Download HCM 9.2 PI 34 DPK
2. Run the DPK setup script.
3. Error occurs during the creation process of the Oracle Home directory during setup.

Cause

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