Datapatch may fail while patching a RAC+PDB environment (Doc ID 1632818.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Datapatch may fail while patching a RAC+PDB environment with the following error:

% datapatch -verbose

  Connecting to database...OK
Determining current state...done
For the following PDBs: CDB$ROOT
  Nothing to roll back
  The following patches will be applied: 123456788
For the following PDBs: PDB$SEED
  Nothing to roll back
  The following patches will be applied: 123456788
Adding patches to installation queue...done
Installing patches...done
Validating logfiles...DBD::Oracle::st execute failed: ORA-03113: end-of-file
on communication channel
Process ID: 4877
Session ID: 255 Serial number: 211 (DBD ERROR: OCIStmtExecute) [for Statement "ALTER PLUGGABLE DATABASE pdb$seed CLOSE IMMEDIATE INSTANCES=ALL"] at
/scratch/jan16/sh0115/db121/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1/sqlpatch/sqlpatch.pm line 349, <LOGFILE> line 241.

 

Changes

 datapatch is executed to perform post install steps

Cause

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