Upgrade to Release 12.1.1 adpatch fails with AutoPatch Error: DCPW Null ..Failed Getting PDI List (Doc ID 1158219.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 09-JUL-2013


Symptoms

Following section 10 on page 3-6 of "Oracle Applications Upgrade Guide" Release 11i to 12.1.1, Part NO. E14010-01, April 2009.

...

cd  $AU_TOP/patch/115/driver

and run

adpatch options=nocopyportion,nogenerateportion



Immediately encounter the following error (specific customer example follows):
...

AutoPatch error:
DCPW null for "AP" [200]

AutoPatch error:
Failed getting PDI list for product 'ap'

AutoPatch error:
aipspv(): Error setting up PDI list for upgrade

...

Changes

Running 12.1.1 upgrade driver on Middle-Tier during 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.1 upgrade.

Cause

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