ORA-12592: TNS:bad Packet After 12c JDBC Driver Upgrade

(Doc ID 2196978.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 11.2.0.4.0 to 12.1.0.2.0 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.0.2.0 version, Thin JDBC driver

After the migration of 4-Node-RAC System from 11g (11.2.0.3) to 12c (12.1.0.2.0) some application servers using JDBC driver 12.1.0.2 encounter  "ORA-12592: TNS:bad packet" errors at various states,  which terminates the application flow. These same application servers were working fine on the RAC 11.2.0.3.0.

The problem occurs on JBoss application servers (version 4.3 EAP) running with third party libraries like Hibernate3 and Spring3.

 

Cause

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