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Configuration of 11g Portal Fails With INST-07285 Error During 10g-11g Upgrade (Doc ID 876470.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Applies to:

Portal - Version to [Release FMW11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


During the configuration of an 11g Portal instance as part of the 10g-11g upgrade process, the following error is seen at the point of installing the Portal, Forms and Reports service in the 11g home:

INST-07285: Error in validating Database details. Invalid Schema

The details of the error are:

INST-07285: Error in validating Database details. Invalid Schema
Cause: The schema name {0} and schema type {1} do not match
Action: Provide a valid schema name for {1}
Level: 1

Steps To Reproduce:-
10g ORACLE_HOME 1 - Oracle Infrastructure installation (
10g ORACLE_HOME 2 - Oracle Middleware 10g (AS and portal

  1. Install Oracle Weblogic Server.
  2. Install and configure Oracle Internet Directory Services 11g.
  3. Upgrade 10g Home 1 Oracle Internet Directory 10g->11g by running Upgrade Assistant (UA)
  4. Install Portal,Forms,Reports services 11g ( middleware home).
    This is where the error is seen.


The 10g environment was created by cloning an existing Portal using the following documentation:

Oracle Application Server Administrator's Guide 10g Release 2 (10.1.2)
11 Staging a Test Environment from a Production Environment


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