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OIM Upgrade From 11.1.1.5.1 To 11.1.1.5.2 Fails with ORA-00904: "CONTEXTID": invalid identifier error (Doc ID 1436019.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2019

Applies to:

Identity Manager - Version 11.1.1.5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
**Checked for Relevance on 13-Sep-2013**

Symptoms

When OIM is upgraded from 11.1.1.5.1 to 11.1.1.5.2 and for any reason,  patch_weblogic.sh is re-run, the following error shows up in patch_weblogic.log (happening during contextdataupgrade step):

contextdataupgrade:

[exec] [EL Info]: 2012-03-08 21:19:40.993--ServerSession(5035392)--EclipseLink, version: Eclipse Persistence Services - 2.1.3.v20110304-r9073
[exec] [EL Info]: 2012-03-08 21:19:41.178--ServerSession(5035392)--oim login successful
[exec] Updating orchprocess table with context values
[exec] java.sql.SQLSyntaxErrorException: ORA-00904: "CONTEXTID": invalid identifier
[exec]
[exec] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:440)
[exec] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:396)
[exec] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4C8Oall.processError(T4C8Oall.java:837)
[exec] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.receive(T4CTTIfun.java:445)
[exec] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.doRPC(T4CTTIfun.java:191)
[exec] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4C8Oall.doOALL(T4C8Oall.java:523)

This error gives an impression that something failed during patching.

Changes

This error seems to happen ONLY when OIM is upgraded from 11.1.1.5.1 to 11.1.1.5.2 and for any reason, patch_weblogic.sh is re-run.

The major and minor version are specifically those mentioned above.
It does not happen when upgraded to 11.1.1.5.2 from 11.1.15.0 or any versions prior to that like 11.1.1.3.x and below.

Cause

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