XAG Configured GoldenGate Instance Startup Fails Because It Can Not Access Prm File On DBFS

(Doc ID 2175469.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version 12.1.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.2.1.8 version, 1 - Oracle DB backend 

XAG configured GoldenGate  process fails to start with OGG-01091 : Unable to open file (param file) 


ERROR
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2016-05-10 17:07:07 INFO OGG-00992 Oracle GoldenGate Capture for Oracle, xelm05e1.prm: EXTRACT XELM05E1 starting.
2016-05-10 17:07:07 INFO OGG-03059 Oracle GoldenGate Capture for Oracle, xelm05e1.prm: Operating system character set identified as UTF-8.
2016-05-10 17:07:07 INFO OGG-02695 Oracle GoldenGate Capture for Oracle, xelm05e1.prm: ANSI SQL parameter syntax is used for parameter parsing.
2016-05-10 17:07:07 ERROR OGG-01091 Oracle GoldenGate Capture for Oracle, xelm05e1.prm: Unable to open file "/u01/app/oracle/goldengate/ogg_home/ELM05EE/12.2.0.1/dirprm/xelm05e1.prm" (error 2, No such file or directory).
2016-05-10 17:07:07 ERROR OGG-01668 Oracle GoldenGate Capture for Oracle, xelm05e1.prm: PROCESS ABENDING.
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot have the automatic fail over.

Cause

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