RunInstaller Fails on Upgrade of IAS to 10.1.3.5.0 : Warning : OPMN is Failing to Start (Doc ID 1561543.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Install - Version 12.1.1 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In R12.1.1, when attempting to upgrade iAS from 10.1.3.0 to 10.1.3.5,
runIUnstaller is blocked on the following Warning Windows popup :

WARNING ERROR
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Warning : OPMN is failing to start. OPMN started in order to correctly install and configure the patchset.
Please start OPMN manually n order to continue with the patchset installation.
Click help for more information
Click OK to continue.


The issue can be reproduced with the following steps.
STEPS
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Following the Note below
Note 454811.1 Upgrading to the Latest OracleAS 10g 10.1.3.x Patch Set in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12  
Step 1
Set Your Environment to 10.1.3 ORACLE_HOME
Log in to the application tier as the OS user who owns the application tier file system. Navigate to the <INST_TOP>/ora/10.1.3 and source the <sid_machine>.env/.cmd file to set your 10.1.3 ORACLE_HOME.
Ensure that the location of the <1013_ORACLE_HOME>/ant/bin directory is included in the PATH Environment variable.
Step 2
Apply OracleAS 10.1.3.5 Patch Set
Unzip patch 8626084 (OracleAS 10g Release 3 (10.1.3) Patch Set 5 (10.1.3.5.0)) into a temporary directory (<patch-top>).
Unzip patch 8920270 (required patch for OracleAS 10g Release 3 (10.1.3) Patch Set 5 (10.1.3.5.0)) into an alternative temporary directory.
Follow the patch readme (perform steps 1, 2 and 3 only), then:
Change directory to /Disk1
Execute runInstaller (UNIX)
  

Changes

Upgrading to R12.1.3.


Cause

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