TIP #23 : How to find which Oracle inventory is for which Oracle home.

Using correct inventory when you try to apply a patch or installing new software is vital.In order to find which existing Oracle inventory is for which Oracle home , follow the following steps :

- Find orainst.loc (it is in /etc or in /opt/var/oracle) . This file determines inventory location.
- Find inventory.xml file in {inventory_location}/ContentsXML.This file list all Oracle homes which this inventory has.
- This gives you better idea whether or not the existing inventory is the right inventory for Oralce home.

1 comment:

Oracle Inventory System said...


Nice information! Oracle Inventory is one of Oracle’s enterprise applications products. It enables companies to satisfy business needs such as defining part numbers, modeling organization structures, tracking perpetual inventory etc.