DB Upgrade From 12.1.0.1 To 12.1.0.2 - Preupgrade fails with message "Unable to create directory '<PATH>' for existing Directory Object: PREUPGRADE_DIR script will generate terminal output only (Doc ID 2266993.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While upgrading database from 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2, preupgrade script fails with error

WARNING: Unable to create directory '/ora12c/app/product/11.2.0.3/cfgtoollogs/PROD/preupgrade/' for existing Directory Object: PREUPGRADE_DIR script will generate terminal output only
WARNING: Unable to create directory '/ora12c/app/product/11.2.0.3/cfgtoollogs/PROD/preupgrade/' for existing Directory Object: PREUPGRADE_DIR script will generate terminal output only

 

Cause

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