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ORA-12514 When Applying Patch in the Patch Edition Using Adpatch (Doc ID 1472560.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Manager - Version 12.2 to 12.2.3 [Release 12.2Cloud]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On EBS 12.2 when attempting to apply a patch in the patch edition to enable online patching the following error occurs:

Enter the password for your 'SYSTEM' ORACLE schema:

...Unable to connect.

AutoPatch error:
The following ORACLE error:

ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified


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