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Datapatch failed with "catconInit failed with 1" (Doc ID 2879072.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 19.14.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

sqlpatch_invocation.log

 

[2022-06-21 16:17:45] Connecting to database...[2022-06-21 16:17:45] OK
[2022-06-21 16:17:45] Gathering database info...catcon::set_log_file_base_path: ALL catcon-related output will be written to [$ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_3188_2022_06_21_16_17_45/sqlpatch_catcon__catcon_3188.lst]

catcon::set_log_file_base_path: catcon: See [$ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_3188_2022_06_21_16_17_45/sqlpatch_catcon_*.log] files for output generated by scripts

catcon::set_log_file_base_path: catcon: See [$ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_3188_2022_06_21_16_17_45/sqlpatch_catcon__*.lst] files for spool files, if any

catcon::catconInit2: EZConnect string = (Instance ORCL)
points to a Container with CON_ID of 3 instead of the Root

[2022-06-21 16:17:45] Error: prereq checks failed!
[2022-06-21 16:17:45] catconInit failed with 1
[2022-06-21 16:17:45]
Please refer to MOS Note 1609718.1 and/or the invocation log
[2022-06-21 16:17:45]$ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/sqlpatch/sqlpatch_3188_2022_06_21_16_17_45/sqlpatch_invocation.log[2022-06-21 16:17:45]
for information on how to resolve the above errors.

 

Cause

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