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Big Data SQL RDBMS Install Fails with "Unexpected error encountered in catconInit; exiting" (Doc ID 2294526.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Big Data SQL - Version 3.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64


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Big Data SQL 3.1 RDBMS install fails with "Unexpected error encountered in catconInit; exiting".  This is on a non CDB database.

catconInit: database is not open on the default instance

+ /u01/app/oracle/product/ /u01/app/oracle/product/ -C 'CDB$ROOT' -n 1 -f -e -b bds-database-install-212544-patch-view /u01/app/oracle/product/
+ /bin/sed 's/^/bds-database-install: /'
catcon: ALL catcon-related output will be written to bds-database-install-212544-patch-view_catcon_225610.lst
catcon: See bds-database-install-212544-patch-view*.log files for output generated by scripts
catcon: See bds-database-install-212544-patch-view_*.lst files for spool files, if any
catconInit: database is not open on the default instance
Unexpected error encountered in catconInit; exiting




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