ALM 8.0.1 Patch Installation Failed with "ORA-12516, TNS:listener could not find available handler with matching protocol stack" (Doc ID 2110508.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management - Version 8.0.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 8.0.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing - Version 8.0.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 8.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management (ALM)

Symptoms

While applying OFS ALM 8.0.1 Patch, the process it is failing with the following error in OFS_ALM_PATCH_Installation.log file:

ERROR

[Mon  22/2/2016 02:04:43] [OFS_ALM] [DEBUG] - in DB Manager : oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver : ********* : dev_ofscfg : jdbc:oracle:thin:@//my-ofsaa:1521/OFSADEV
[Mon  22/2/2016 02:04:43] [OFS_ALM] [FATAL] - =====Exception====
java.sql.SQLException: Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12516, TNS:listener could not find available handler with matching protocol stack
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(T4CConnection.java:743)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.connect(PhysicalConnection.java:666)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(T4CDriverExtension.java:32)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(OracleDriver.java:566)
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(DriverManager.java:582)
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(DriverManager.java:226)
at com.ofss.fsgbu.patch.common.DBManager.Init(DBManager.java:58)
at com.ofss.fsgbu.patch.common.DBManager.<init>(DBManager.java:46)
at com.ofss.fsgbu.patch.install.UploadModel.uploadModel(UploadModel.java:62)
at com.ofss.fsgbu.patch.install.ApplyPatch.main(ApplyPatch.java:232)
Caused by:
oracle.net.ns.NetException: Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12516, TNS:listener could not find available handler with matching protocol stack
at oracle.net.ns.NSProtocolStream.negotiateConnection(NSProtocolStream.java:275)
at oracle.net.ns.NSProtocol.connect(NSProtocol.java:264)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.connect(T4CConnection.java:1452)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(T4CConnection.java:496)
... 9 more
[Mon  22/2/2016 02:04:43] [OFS_ALM] [ERROR] - =====Exception====
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.ofss.fsgbu.patch.common.DBManager.GetQueryResults(DBManager.java:404)
at com.ofss.fsgbu.patch.install.UploadModel.uploadModel(UploadModel.java:63)
at com.ofss.fsgbu.patch.install.ApplyPatch.main(ApplyPatch.java:232)

Cause

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