Catcon.sql Is Unable to Identify The Target Pluggable Database (PDB) (Doc ID 1613628.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 The following error is shown when trying to run catcon.pl:

$perl $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/catcon.pl -u system/oracle -c 'orclb_pdb1' -b test -l /tmp /tmp/test.sql
validate_con_names: some specified Container names do not refer to existing Containers:
       orclb_pdb1
catconInit: Unexpected error returned by validate_con_names
Unexpected error encountered in catconInit; exiting

Cause

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