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Directory Server Unable to Start After Upgrading From 5.2 Patch4 to Patch6 (Doc ID 1369930.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 5.2 SP4 to 5.2 SP6 [Release 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-Aug-2013***

Symptoms


When applying patch 115614-28 to upgrade native package install from 5.2p4 to 5.2p6, error output from installation:

Patch 115614-28 has been successfully installed.
See /var/sadm/patch/115614-28/log for details
Executing postpatch script...
Postpatch script is starting Directory Server instance ///var/opt/mps/serverroot/slapd-<instanceName>..
Server not running!! Failed to start ns-slapd process.
Directory Server instance <instanceName> could not be restarted



Server unable to start up when attempting to start up the server manually.
Unable to upgrade to 5.2patch6.

Changes

Hotfix applied to 5.2patch4

Cause

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