Opatch lsinventory or Apply Output Issue Because of Lock File

When performing command  “opatch lsinventory or opatch apply” in oracle RDBMS or FMW home you getting below errors like.,

OracleHomeInventory was not able to create a lock file, probably due to a failed OPatch Session. The loaded inventory might not show correctly what you have in the Oracle Home.


[ Error during Oracle Home discovery Phase]. Detail: OPatchSession cannot load inventory for the given Oracle Home /u01/appl/fs1/FMW_Home/oracle_common. Possible causes are:
   No read or write permission to ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage
   Central Inventory is locked by another OUI instance
   No read permission to Central Inventory
   The lock file exists in ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage

   The Oracle Home does not exist in Central Inventory

Follow below steps to Solve the issue:
Step 1: Checks all running sessions related to RDBMS & FMW home is killed properly.
Step 2:  Check the “patch_locked” file is exists in “$ORALCE_HOME/.patch_storage/”

Step 3: Remove or rename the patch_locked” file.

rm $ORALCE_HOME/.patch_storage/patch_locked 
mv $ORALCE_HOME/.patch_storage/patch_locked $ORALCE_HOME/.patch_storage/patch_locked_delete

Then rerun the opatch.
  • September 28, 2018 | 13 views
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