Not Able to Get Into Workspace After Apex 4.2 Upgrade from: /apex/wwv_flow. accept Not Found for Runtime Installation (Doc ID 1551281.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.2.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading Apex 4.1 to Apex 4.2.1 successfully it is no longer possible to login to the APEX APEX_EBS workspace.  is no longer working. When attempting to login, the and HTTP-404 - Not Found on web page error is seen for the request:
http://servername:port/apex/c


This environment was created by cloning. Note 406982.1 - Cloning Oracle Applications Release 12 with Rapid Clone
 

The steps involved in cloning are:
o Create the clone from PROD using Note 406982.1 - Cloning Oracle Applications Release 12 with Rapid Clone
o Convert the APEX runtime version to a development instance: apxdvins.sql
o At this point it is possible to login to the APEX_EBS workspace and run applications.
o Upgraded APEX 4.1 to 4.2 in the cloned database.
o After upgrade, it's no longer possible to login to APEX_EBS

Other information

Changes

 Upgraded a 4.1 runtime only instance, converted to a development instance and upgraded APEX to 4.2.

Cause

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