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Fleet:DEPLOY_RAC_SOFTWARE Operation Fails Only In Upgrade Usecase At Install/Clone Oracle Database Step With Error "[FATAL] [INS-35363] Incompatible version of Oracle Grid" (Doc ID 2668949.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2022

Applies to:

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


 In Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control, Fleet Maintenance UPDATE_RACDB job fails in job step Install/Clone Oracle Database Step With Error "[FATAL] [INS-35363] incompatible version of Oracle Grid"


$ emcli db_software_maintenance -performOperation -name="Deploy GI" -purpose=DEPLOY_RAC_SOFTWARE -target_type=rac_database -target_list="<TARGET_NAME>" -normal_credential="ORACLE:SYSMAN" -privilege_credential="ROOT:SYSMAN" -input_file="data:/tmp/fleet_stage.txt"

Job Step Failed: Install/Clone Oracle Database

/opt/oracle/db/dbhome1/ -silent -ignorePrereqFailure
ORACLE_BASE="/opt/oracle/db" ORACLE_HOME="/opt/oracle/db/dbhome1/" ORACLE_HOME_NAME="OraDB19c_home1_2020_05_09_08_12"
oracle.install.db.OSDBA_GROUP=dba oracle.install.db.OSOPER_GROUP= oracle_install_OSBKP=dba oracle_install_OSDGD=dba oracle_install_OSKMT=dba
oracle_install_OSRAC=dba "oracle.install.db.CLUSTER_NODES=node1,node2" "LOCAL_NODE=node1"
oracle.install.option=INSTALL_DB_SWONLY -noconfig
Launching Oracle Database Setup Wizard...
[FATAL] [INS-35363] Incompatible version of Oracle Grid
Infrastructure detected.
CAUSE: The active version of Oracle Grid Infrastructure detected on the system (, is lower than the version of
Oracle Real Application Database software that you were attempting to install( is not supported.
ACTION: If Oracle Grid
Infrastructure is of older version, only Oracle Single Instance Database software can be installed. If you want to install Oracle Real Application
Database software,you should upgrade Oracle Grid Infrastructure to same or higher version first.



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