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12.2 E-Business Suite Upgrade Special Instructions When formsapp.ear Fails During Patch 18186693 With 'ADMN-100001' and '' (Doc ID 1925028.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.2 and later
Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


E-Business Suite 12.2 Applications Technology Stack, Forms For Applications Technology

E-Business Suite 12.2 Applications DBA, Upgrade Related issues



Per the Upgrade Instructions for 12.2, when attempting to apply <Patch 18186693> per the Readme section 'Special Instruction for formsapp.ear' the following error occurs:

EBS$ dcmctl redeployApplication -f $ORACLE_HOME/forms/j2ee/formsapp.ear -a formsapp-co OC4J_BI_Forms

Error initializing oracle.ias.sysmgmt.utility.RepositoryContext.
Please make sure the file is in the correct location.
Base Exception:
fs1/inst/apps/EBS_EBS/ora/10.1.2/dcm/config/sysmgmtProperties.dtd (No such file or directory) fs1/inst/apps/EBS_EBS/ora/10.1.2/dcm/config/sysmgmtProperties.dtd (No such file or directory)

  at Method)
  at oracle.ias.sysmgmt.utility.RepositoryContext.(Unknown Source)
  at oracle.ias.sysmgmt.utility.RepositoryContext.getInstance(Unknown Source)
  at oracle.ias.sysmgmt.task.InstanceManager.sysInit(Unknown Source)
  at oracle.ias.sysmgmt.task.InstanceManager.init(Unknown Source)
  at oracle.ias.sysmgmt.cmdline.DcmCmdLine.checkInit(Unknown Source)
  at oracle.ias.sysmgmt.cmdline.DcmCmdLine.execute(Unknown Source)
  at oracle.ias.sysmgmt.cmdline.DcmCmdLine.main(Unknown Source)

The issue can be reproduced via the following steps:
1. Review <Patch 18186693> Readme:

To complete the application of Patch, please follow these instructions for Application Server middle tier (including Forms/Reports Services):

1. cd $ORACLE_HOME/j2ee/OC4J_BI_Forms/applications/formsapp/formsweb/WEB-INF
2. cp orion-web.xml $ORACLE_HOME/j2ee/OC4J_BI_Forms/applications/orion-web.xml_pre9282569
3. cp web.xml $ORACLE_HOME/j2ee/OC4J_BI_Forms/applications/web.xml_pre9282569
4. Redeploy formsapp by executing the following command:
dcmctl redeployApplication -f $ORACLE_HOME/forms/j2ee/formsapp.ear -a formsapp
-co OC4J_BI_Forms
5. Restart OC4J_BI_Forms


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