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R12: Environment Variable AD_APPS_JDBC_URL is not set Error When Attempting to Apply Patch 8919489 (Doc ID 1302379.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.1.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After completing US Upgrade Patch 6678700, attempting to apply patch 8919489, shows the following error, while applying xdf files:

FAILED: file fnd_txk_bpel_args_type.xdf on worker 2 for product fnd username APPS.

AD worker log file shows the following error:

Environment variable AD_APPS_JDBC_URL
is not set so falling back to previous logic
of determining JDBC connect string

Net8 name-value connect string is:

DB Address is:



connect_string : [(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=Host.Domain)(PORT=xxxx))(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=xxxx)))]

adjava "(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=Host.Domain)(PORT=xxxx))(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=xxxx)))" APPS ***** thin 1 /appl_trn/apps/apps_st/appl/admin/adUtilMapNew.txt

Copyright (c) 2002 Oracle Corporation
Redwood Shores, California, USA

AD Java

Version 12.0.0

NOTE: You may not use this utility for custom development
unless you have written permission from Oracle Corporation.

Reading product information from file...

Reading language and territory information from file...

Reading language information from applUS.txt ...
Temporarily resetting CLASSPATH to:

Calling /appl_trn/apps/tech_st/10.1.3/appsutil/jdk/jre/bin/java ...
Exception in thread "main" java.sql.SQLException: Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12514, TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor
The Connection descriptor used by the client was:

at oracle.jdbc.driver.DatabaseError.throwSqlException(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.DatabaseError.throwSqlException(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.<init>(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.<init>(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(


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