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Oses Patch Fails On Last Configuration Assistant. (Doc ID 1191584.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Attempt to upgrade OracleSES to fails. The installActions....log file shows:

The command being spawned is: '/u01/ses_app/sesdev/jdk/bin/java -classpath
/u01/ses_app/sesdev/jlib/dbconnect.jar:/u01/ses_app/sesdev/jlib/ojmisc.jar ExecSqlplus
/u01/ses_app/sesdev *Protected value, not to be logged* sesdev Solaris'

Start output from spawned process:

SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Mon Aug 16 20:05:37 2010

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

Enter password:
ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

SP2-0751: Unable to connect to Oracle. Exiting SQL*Plus

End output from spawned process.
Configuration assistant "Oracle Search Patch Configuration Assistant" failed


It is possible another database has already been installed on this server. It could still be there, or it could have been removed. There is another instance of tnsnames.ora in the directory /var/opt/oracle.


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