ADOP Downtime Mode Fails With [UNEXPECTED]Downtime Session Cannot Be Started as Normal Patching Cycle is in Progress (Doc ID 1948486.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to apply 12.2.4 patch 17919161 ,
the following error occurs.

 [UNEXPECTED]downtime session cannot be started as normal patching cycle is in progress
 [UNEXPECTED]Unrecoverable error occured. Exiting the current session.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. adop phase=apply apply_mode=downtime patches=17919161





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