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DBUA or preupgrade fails with Error :'ORA-29284: file read error' or 'ORA-29283: invalid file operation' (Doc ID 2600109.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.1.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DBUA upgrade to 18c fails, when it runs preupgrade script  : 

trace.log_<timestamp>.txt shows:

SEVERE: Oct 12, 2019 3:25:09 AM oracle.assistants.dbua.prereq.PreUpgradeDriverJob call
SEVERE: ERROR - Unable to run the preupgrade due to:ERROR - Unable to run preupgrade due to:
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 106
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 746
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_PREUP", line 3264
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_PREUP", line 9736
ORA-06512: at line 8

declare
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-29284: file read error
ORA-06512: at line 56



or

preupgrade.jar fails with error as below.

SEVERE: Apr 19, 2021 12:43:15 PM oracle.assistants.dbua.prereq.PrereqChecker logPrereqResults
SEVERE: Error in preupgrade tool execution. ERROR - Unable to run the preupgrade due to:ERROR - Unable to run preupgrade due to:
ERROR - Cannot open the preupgrade_messages.properties file from the directory object preupgrade_dir
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 536
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_PREUP", line 3389
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_PREUP", line 10503
ORA-06512: at line 8

declare
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-29283: invalid file operation
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 536
ORA-29283: invalid file operation
ORA-06512: at line 56

 

Cause

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