R12 adbldxml.pl AutoConfig Tool to Generate the Context File on the Database Tier (Doc ID 1079053.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.0.6 to 12.1.3 [Release 12 to 12.1]
Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 12.0.6 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 17-Jan2017***



Symptoms

The adbldxml utility, can be used to create a new context file on the database tier. The new context file acts as a central repository for database configuration information. 
The AutoConfig Build Context utility has been revived and re-introduced in Oracle E-Business Suite R12 for the database tier. It is essential for enabling AutoConfig on the database tier and this utility facilitates and simplifies database upgrades and cross platform migration.
The adbldxml Utility is only supported on the Database - Tier, not on the Applications - Tier in R12 !
In case if the utility is invoked from Applications Tier , The below error is encountered.
ERROR (when invoked from Apps-Tier) :

Incorrect environment file sourced. Unset apps environment and source RDBMS oracle home environment file.

Steps To Reproduce :
Invoke adbldxml .pl from the Applications Tier.

Changes

Upgrade to R12

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms