Datapatch Fails With "ORA-65254: invalid path specified for the directory" on PDB Where PATH_PREFIX is set (Doc ID 2296226.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Below error appears while executing datapatch when a PDB is created withg PATH_PRIFIX option

SQL> BEGIN
  2    dbms_sqlpatch.patch_initialize(p_patch_id => 25862693,
  3   p_patch_uid => 21259009,
  4   p_flags  => '&flags',
  5   p_description => '&description',
  6   p_action => 'APPLY',
  7   p_logfile => '&full_logfile',
  8   p_bundle_series => '&bundle_series');
  9  END;
 10  /
old   4:                                    p_flags         => '&flags',
new   4:                                    p_flags         => 'NB',
old   5:                                    p_description   => '&description',
new   5:                                    p_description   => 'DATABASE BUNDLE PATCH 12.2.0.1.170516',
old   7:                                    p_logfile       => '&full_logfile',
new   7:                                    p_logfile       => '/u01/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/25862693/21259009/25862693_apply_DEV1_PDBDEV1_2017May22_20_59_05.log',
old   8:                                    p_bundle_series => '&bundle_series');
new   8:                                    p_bundle_series => 'DBBP');
BEGIN
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-65254: invalid path specified for the directory
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SQLPATCH", line 572
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SQLPATCH", line 441
ORA-06512: at line 2



Cause

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