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autoupgrade fails with Error: "It Was Not Possible To Find Or Validate the ORACLE_BASE For The Source" or "$ORACLE_HOME/bin/orabase execution failed" (Doc ID 2573304.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Generic UNIX


While performing an Upgrade from to 19.3 using autoupgrade tool gives the following message:

$ORACLE_HOME/jdk/bin/java -jar autoupgrade.jar -config config.cfg -mode analyze
AutoUpgrade tool launched with default options
It was not possible to find or validate the ORACLE_BASE for the source home of entry <ORACLE_SID>


AutoUpgrade 21.2.210721 launched with default options
Processing config file ...
Execution of Oracle Base utility, /u01/app/oracle/, failed for entry upg1. Review the log file /home/oracle/hafxmonp/work/upgrade/cfgtoollogs/upgrade/auto/autoupgrade_user.log for possible causes.

INFO Loading user config file metadata
ERROR Oracle Base enviromental variable is not set
WARNING $ORACLE_HOME/bin/orabase execution failed; incorrect $ORACLE_HOME/install/orabasetab content
2022-11-15 15:24:58.290 INFO Oracle Base utility failed to determine ORACLE_BASE for ORACLE_HOME /u01/app/oracle/







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