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 AUGUST 21, 2023
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
While performing an Upgrade from 18.104.22.168 to 19.3 using autoupgrade tool gives the following message:
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/22.214.171.124/bin/orabase, 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/126.96.36.199
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