Database Upgrade Fails with Error:"ORA-28365,ORA-00205" (Doc ID 2186673.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using DBUA, Receiving the following error  in the Oracle_Server.log , when the Upgrade process start the database in upgrade mode.
Using Manual method , Can witness the error during startup upgrade.

ORA-28365: wallet is not open
select count(*) from v$instance
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
Process ID: 0
select count(*) from v$instance
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
Process ID: 0
ORACLE instance started.
Total System Global Area 6096334848 bytes
Fixed Size 2264456 bytes
Variable Size 4211081848 bytes
Database Buffers 1845493760 bytes
Redo Buffers 37494784 bytes
ORA-00205: error in identifying control file, check alert log for more info

 

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms