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Unable To Deploy Patches Due To Incorrect Connection String #exadata #unix #ORMB2.5 (Doc ID 2421989.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Revenue Management and Billing - Version 2.5.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

"ouafDatabasePatch.sh" fails due to issues with connection to the EXADATA database.
During the deployments, receiving error:  "Connection string is invalid format should be dbhost:dbport:dbsid".

Note that environments using standalone databases, where USE_SID_AS_SERVICE is in use, the patching ends successfully.
But when we are using EXADATA databases, where USE_SID_AS_SERVICE is forbidden by ORACLE, as it is a global variable, we are experiencing the issue.

This article advises workaround on how to deploy patches against environments using Exadata.
 

Solution

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