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Database Upgrade Fails with Error :"database is not open on the default instance" (Doc ID 2239710.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While Upgrading database from 11.2 to 12.1.0.2, while calling catctl.pl , you might run into following error :

Symptom 1) :

 

Cause

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