adop phase=prepare fails with: Error Message : ORA-12514: TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor (Doc ID 2007225.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.4 version, Online Patching, when attempting to execute "adop phase=prepare" the following error occurs.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. execute adop phase=prepare

Cause

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