R12 : After Clone 'adformsctl.sh' fails to start Forms Server with error for script 'txkChkFormsDeployment.pl' (Doc ID 1138306.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Manager - Version 12.0.6 to 12.0.6 [Release 12]
Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.0.6 to 12.0.6 [Release 12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 31-JAN-2013***

Symptoms

E-Busines Suite have been upgraded to Release 12.0.6 and a new Clone have been created for a TEST Instance. The Cloning procedure it self did not throw any error, but when the Forms Server is started using the script '$INST_TOP/admin/scripts/adformsctl.sh start' it is failing with following error :

...
$INST_TOP/admin/scripts/adformsctl.sh start

script returned:
****************************************************
You are running adformsctl.sh version 120.12.12000000.6

Starting OPMN managed FORMS OC4J instance ...
Calling txkChkFormsDeployment.pl to check whether latest FORMSAPP.EAR is deployed...
ERROR processing <arg> txkrgf : Argument value cannot be an empty string
Error while executing the perl script txkChkFormsDeployment.pl
$INST_TOP/logs/appl/admin/log/adformsctl.txt

adformsctl.sh: exiting with status 1

.end std out.
*******FATAL ERROR*******
PROGRAM : ($APPL_TOP/bin/txkrun.pl)
TIME : Fri Jun 18 08:01:23 2010
FUNCTION: TXK::Common::doError [ Level 1 ]
ERRORMSG: ERROR processing <arg> txkrgf : Argument value cannot be an empty string

...

Cause

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