SOA upgrade failure in Patch Set Assistant (PSA) with "UPGAST-00221: unexpected error uprading schema" and PSA Will Not Start Upgrade Again Following a Backup (Doc ID 1554433.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Suite - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following convention is used in this document:

*_SOAINFRA denotes the SOAINFRA schema and it's prefix *.  For example, if you had set the prefix of your SOAINFRA schema to PROD, then *_SOAINFRA = PROD_SOAINFRA

For example, assume that while running the 11.1.1.7.0 Patch Set Assistant (PSA) to upgrade your 11.1.1.6.0 *_SOAINFRA schema, there is a failure during the upgrade with some error, like:

 
Regardless of the upgrade error, after restoring your *_SOAINFRA from backup, you attempt to run the PSA again and this time, it fails during the Examination phase and does not start the *_SOAINFRA upgrade.

Cause

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