EM 12.1.0.5. Patch Deployment fails validation with error 'The database must be in upgrade mode' (Doc ID 2184816.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 12.1.0.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Deploying Patch 23054246 (database patch set update 12.1.0.2.160719 ) to a Real Application Cluster database target target  via Enterprise Manager (EM) 12.1.0.5 Cloud Control results in failure to validate successfully with the following errors:

Error: prereq checks failed!
patch 22674709: The database must be in upgrade mode
Prereq check failed, exiting without installing any patches.

 

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Cause

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