OID 10g Upgrade Fails at SSOCA With "Error While Adding to the Group: return code-2" (Doc ID 817343.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.2 to 10.1.4 [Release 10gR2 to 10gR3]
Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version 10.1.2 to 10.1.4 [Release 10gR2 to 10gR3]
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.4.0.1 [Release AS10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

During an upgrade of a Distributed OID environment, from 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.4, SSOCA upgrades the database from 10.1.0.4 to 10.1.0.5, then upgrades the first OID/SSO node. At this point the OUI fails in the SSO Upgrade Assistant stage with the following:

installActions.log

OracleAS Single Sign-On Upgrade Assistant
Release 10g (10.1.4.0.1)

Upgrade Started: Tue Apr 28 17:05:32 HKT 2009
Upgrade Log File: /program/oracle/product/10.1.4/idm/sso/log/ssoupg.log

Configuration assistant "Single Sign-On Upgrade Assistant" failed


$ORACLE_HOME/sso/log/ssoupg.log

INSTALL_ACTION: SSOConfigAssistant: Invoking sqlplus
/program/oracle/product/10.1.4/idm/bin/sqlplus orasso/*****@cn=orcl,cn=oraclecontext

SQL*Plus: Release 10.1.0.5.0 - Production on Tue Apr 28 16:48:16 2009

Copyright (c) 1982, 2005, Oracle. All rights reserved.

SQL> Connected.
SQL>
1 row updated.
PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.

PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.

1 row updated.

Commit complete.
SQL> Disconnected from Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.1.0.5.0 - 64bit
Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP and Data Mining options

[SSOCA-UPG] SSO mid-tier configuration ended at: Tue Apr 28 16:48:16 HKT 2009
[SSOCA-UPG]
[SSOCA-UPG] Calling update verifier services method...
[SSOCA-UPG] Adding SSO identity to the following group...
[SSOCA-UPG] cn=verifierServices,cn=Groups,cn=OracleContext
[SSOCA-UPG] ERROR: Error while adding to the group: return code-2
[SSOCA-UPG] ERROR: Possible cause: unknown
[SSOCA-UPG] Updating SSO status...
[SSOCA-UPG] Updating SSO status...
[SSOCA-UPG] Updating SSO status...
[SSOCA-UPG] Upgrade status is set to INVALID.



Environment
Two midtiers ("abc1" and "abc2") with loadbalancer virtual hostname "abc0" and Metadata Repository on machine "oid0" with virtual host name "xyz".

Steps to Reproduce

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