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Error "The Version Format Is Invalid. SourceVersion: UNKNOWN TargetVersion: 3..." Installing ORDS 3.0 (Doc ID 2339910.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle REST Data Services - Version 3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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When attempting to install ORDS, the following error occurs:

This Oracle REST Data Services instance has not yet been configured.
Please complete the following prompts

Enter the location to store configuration data:/path/directory
Enter the database password for ORDS_PUBLIC_USER:
Confirm password:
The version format is invalid. sourceVersion: UNKNOWN targetVersion: 3.0.....

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Download and unzip new ORDS 3.0.x
2. Configure ORDS using the following command: 
    /path/java -jar ords.war
3. Input requested configuration information.

The failure occurs after entering the password for ORD_PUBLIC_USER.


Installing a new version of ORDS.


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