opatchauto: apply fails with OPATCHAUTO-68108 (Doc ID 2255697.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

opatchauto apply fails with the below error message:

[root@<host01>[16:06:14-CEST]] ~ # opatchauto apply /home/oracle/24968615 -oh /opt/grid/oracle/product/12.1.0.2

OPatchauto session is initiated at Wed Mar 29 16:06:26 2017

System initialization log file is /opt/grid/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/cfgtoollogs/opatchautodb/systemconfig2017-03-29_04-06-27PM.log.

Session log file is /opt/grid/oracle/product/12.1.0.2/cfgtoollogs/opatchauto/opatchauto2017-03-29_04-06-29PM.log
The id for this session is QGQ9
OPATCHAUTO-68108: Address resolution failed.
OPATCHAUTO-68108: Unable to resolve host address for <host01>
OPATCHAUTO-68108: Verify that a valid host name was provided and is resolvable.
OPatchAuto failed.

OPatchauto session completed at Wed Mar 29 16:06:30 2017
Time taken to complete the session 0 minute, 4 seconds

opatchauto failed with error code 42

Cause

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