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PRCS-1046 Error From DBCA During Database Creation with Template (Doc ID 2462400.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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18c Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) fails with "PRCS-1046 : Name is not valid" message while create database with "Save as database template" option selected

DBCA trace (from $ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/dbca/<DBNAME>/trace.log) has following messages.

[progressPage.flowWorker] [ 2018-10-18 16:38:09.536 JST ] [InitParamAttributes.updateForTemplateGen:5010] instance=null name=db_name value=<dbname> include=true

[progressPage.flowWorker] [ 2018-10-18 16:38:09.709 JST ] [InitParamAttributes.createInitFile:1882] Processing init param db_name
[progressPage.flowWorker] [ 2018-10-18 16:38:09.709 JST ] [InitParamAttributes.createInitFile:1887] The value is ""


SEVERE: Oct 18, 2018 4:38:09 PM oracle.install.commons.util.exception.AbstractErrorAdvisor getDetailedMessage
SEVERE: [FATAL] PRCS-1046 : Name is not valid



Run DBCA to create Oracle 18c Database, and DB is created on RAC env and add check for "Save as database template"


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