DBUA upgrade to 12.2 fails with error: "ORA-39710: The database mode conflicts with the connection type"

(Doc ID 2328603.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Database – Enterprise Edition – Version 12.2.0.1 and later .

Symptoms

DBUA upgrade to 12.2 fails with  below error which can be seen in  catupgrd0.log file

 
get_instance_status_and_name: unexpected error in exec_DB_script
output produced in exec_DB_script [
SQL*Plus: Release 12.2.0.1.0 Production on Thu Nov 9 13:02:32 2017
Copyright (c) 1982, 2016, Oracle. All rights reserved.
SQL> ERROR:
ORA-39710: The database mode conflicts with the connection type.
SQL> SQL> SQL> 2 SP2-0640: Not connected
SQL> SQL>
SQL> ] end of output produced in exec_DB_script
catconInit: unexpected error in get_instance_status_and_name
End of catcon Errors 

Changes

 Upgrading the database to 12.2.0.1 version using DBUA utility

Cause

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