Upgrade Portal From 10.1.4.2 To 11.1.1.6 Failes In Schema Precheck with WWU-01002 (Doc ID 2005188.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release FMW11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to upgrade the Portal Repository from 10.1.4.2 to 11.1.1.6 the upgrade fails and the following error is logged in the precheck.log file.

Step started at Thu Apr 9 11:14:20 2015

Validating the connection information supplied by the user
>>> Running CheckConnections()
Check connection to the Portal repository.
Check connection as SYS to the Portal repository.
###
### ERROR: WWU-01002: Connection as SYS to the Portal repository failed.
### ERROR:
### ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
###
###
### CAUSE: An invalid SYS password was supplied, or the orapw file is missing.
### ACTION: Supply the correct SYS password. If the password is correct, verify
### that you can connect remotely to SYS as SYSDBA using an orapwSID
### file. Refer to the Oracle database documentation for instructions on
### creating an orapw file.
###


###
### ERROR: WWU-01013: Upgrade terminated with the following errors:
### 118 : ### ERROR: WWU-01002: Connection as SYS to the Portal repository failed.
### 119 : ### ERROR:
### 120 : ### ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
###
### Upgrade aborted at Thu Apr 9 11:14:20 2015

Testing of the SYS password by making a connection from the 11g middle tier to the Repository Database does not raise an error when using the same password for SYS as supplied to the MRUA.

 

Example:

$ sqlplus /nolog

SQL*Plus: Release 11.1.0.7.0 - Production on Tue Apr 21 13:43:24 2015

Copyright (c) 1982, 2008, Oracle.  All rights reserved.

SQL> connect sys@"(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS_LIST=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=test.us.oracle.com)(PORT=1531)))(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=testdb.oracle.com)))" as sysdba
Enter password:
Connected



Changes

The upgrade has been performed according to the Oracle Portal upgrade guide.

Cause

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