datapatch on AIX fails with error:” datapatch return code: 255″ (Doc ID 2102078.1)

Last updated on JUNE 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

datapatch commands returns  error code 'datapatch return code: 255' on Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 on IBM AIX 7.1 (64-Bit)

 

Cause

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