RCU Fails With java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: oracle/sysman/assistants/rcu/Rcu : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 (Doc ID 2222390.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running $ORACLE_HOME/oracle_common/bin/rcu for an Oracle Forms and Reports 12.2.1.0.0 installation results in the following error:

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: oracle/sysman/assistants/rcu/Rcu : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:803)
at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:142)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:449)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$100(URLClassLoader.java:71)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:361)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:355)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:354)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:425)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:308)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:358)
at sun.launcher.LauncherHelper.checkAndLoadMain(LauncherHelper.java:482)

Cause

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