DBUA error while running "sqlplus -S -N /NOLOG " during upgrade from 10g to 11gR2 in RAC enviornment (Doc ID 1340784.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 and later    [Release: 10.2 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


While upgrading the database from 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.1 in RAC environment, DBUA is failing with below error messages:


[OracleHome.getVersion:944] Current Version From Inventory: 11.2.0.1.0
[main] [ 2011-07-11 08:02:40.396 PDT ] [OracleHome.getVersion:949] using sqlplus: /apps/oracle10g/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/bin/sqlplus
[main] [ 2011-07-11 08:02:40.397 PDT ] [SQLPlusEngine.getCmmdParams:222] m_home 11.2.0.1.0
[main] [ 2011-07-11 08:02:40.397 PDT ] [SQLPlusEngine.getCmmdParams:223] version > 112 true
java.io.IOException: There is an error in creating the following process:
/apps/oracle10g/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/bin/sqlplus -S -N /NOLOG
The error is:

at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLEngine.setDefaultEngineSettings(SQLEngine.java:2328)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLEngine.initialize(SQLEngine.java:420)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLEngine.<init>(SQLEngine.java:290)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLPlusEngine.<init>(SQLPlusEngine.java:137)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.step.StepSQLPlusEngine.<init>(StepSQLPlusEngine.java:68)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.step.StepSQLPlusEngine.<init>(StepSQLPlusEngine.java:52)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbma.backend.Database.getStepSQLInterface(Database.java:748)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbma.backend.Database.getStepSQLInterface(Database.java:773)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbma.backend.Database.getSQLEngine(Database.java:819)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbma.backend.CompManager.obtainDatabaseInformation(CompManager.java:3733)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbma.backend.SilentCompManager.startOperation(SilentCompManager.java:315)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbma.Dbma.execute(Dbma.java:193)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbma.Dbma.statusMain(Dbma.java:272)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbma.Dbma.main(Dbma.java:253)
[main] [ 2011-07-11 08:02:40.401 PDT ] [SilentCompManager.startOperation:317] Exiting, could not obtain the database information

Cause

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