Check the central inventory in Oracle Database at Windows or Unix platform

Check the central inventory in Oracle Database at Windows or Unix platform

Windows

1. By default Central Inventory location in windows is at “C:\Program Files\Oracle\Inventory”.
2. If you don’t find then you will check the “inst_loc” key in Window registry:
Go to Regedit in research --> Open Registry editor --> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/ORACLE --> Find "inst_loc".
3. Find in 64-bit command prompt as follows:
reg query HKLM\SOFTWARE\ORACLE /v inst_loc
4. Find in 32-bit with command prompt:
reg query HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\ORACLE /v inst_loc

Unix or Linux

1. Default Central inventory location present in the file /etc/oraInst.loc (AIX and Linux) or /var/opt/oracle/oraInst.loc (other platform)
2. If you don’t find then you can create the file with oraInst.loc please take care of capital or small letters Linux is case sensitivity.

Example:
inventory_loc=/u01/oracle/oraInventory
inst_group=oinstall

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