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EM12c: Analyzing a Patch Plan Fails in the "Upgrade OPatch" Step with "Unsupported major.minor version 51.0" Error (Doc ID 2431093.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version to [Release 12.1]
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EM, analyzing a Patch Plan for GI/DB Target in Enterprise Manager (EM) 12c Cloud Control fails in the "Upgrade OPatch" Step with the following error.

Fri Jul 27 18:54:43 2018 - Executing command : <GI ORACLE_HOME>/jdk/bin/java -jar <path>/p6880880_600000000101374_2000_0/grid/6880880/opatch_generic.jar -silent oracle_home=<GI ORACLE_HOME>
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/oracle/cie/nextgen/launcher/Launcher : Unsupported major.minor version 51.0
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
Could not find the main class: Program will exit.


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