Database Upgrade to 12.1.0.2 Fails with Error: “ORA-38802: edition does not exist” (Doc ID 1995415.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Database Upgrade to  12.1.0.2 failed with following error:

07:47:31 198 end;
07:47:31 199 /
declare
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-38802: edition does not exist
ORA-06512: at line 142

 

And  oracle server component remains  “INVALID” 

Oracle Database 12.1 Post-Upgrade Status Tool 01-22-2015 08:26:56
Oracle Server
ORA-38802: edition does not exist ORA-06512: at line 142

ORA-06512: at line 142
Oracle Server INVALID 12.1.0.2.0 00:26:26

 

Cause

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