Datapatch fails to connect with ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
Last updated on MAY 31, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Datapatch may fail while connecting to the database following error:
SQL Patching tool version 18.104.22.168.0 on Thu Jan 23 10:54:40 2014
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Connecting to database...Database connect failed with:
ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
SVR4 Error: 2: No such file or directory (DBD ERROR: OCISessionBegin)
datapatch is executed to perform post apply / rollback steps
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