Autoconfig Failed On 12c Database With "ORA-01804: failure to initialize timezone information"

(Doc ID 1908836.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2017

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.

Symptoms

On Oracle Applications 11.5.10.CU2, OR 12.0.6 OR 12.1.3 version, when attempting to execute autoconfig on the database tier,
the following error occurs:

ORA-01804: failure to initialize timezone information

SP2-0152: ORACLE may not be functioning properly

  

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Autoconfig run on the database tier.
2. The error occurs.

Changes

Newly upgraded 12c Database.

Cause

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