Exapatch Execution Failing With "'NoneType' object has no attribute 'getHostName'" Error During Exalogic Virtual 2.0.6 Upgrade (Doc ID 2146394.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.0 to 2.0.6.0.0
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Symptoms

In Exalogic Virtual racks after upgrading from 2.0.4.X to 2.0.6.X, issue of Exapatch script execution failing with "'NoneType' object has no attribute 'getHostName'" error is seen. Exapatch script being used is part of 2.0.6 Upgrade kit.

This failure is seen when running Exapatch script to upgrade the guest vServers from 2.0.4.X to 2.0.6 and also when doing validation of rack configuration using the following checkAuthentication command:

When looking at the Exapatch log we see the same "'NoneType' object has no attribute 'getHostName'" error with no additional details.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms