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E-Business Suite DBA 12.2 Patch (R12.AD.C) Fails With ORA-12514 listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor (Doc ID 2021164.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2 to 12.2.4 [Release 12.2Cloud]
Information in this document applies to any platform.



applying <Patch 10117518> fails with:

Calling /appsR122/applprod/fs1/EBSapps/comn/util/jdk/jre/bin/java ...
Exception in thread "main" java.sql.SQLException: Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12514, TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor

  at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(
  at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.(
  at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.(
  at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(
  at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(


AutoPatch error:
A codeline or codelevel introducing patch cannot be applied in pre-install mode

AutoPatch error:
The following ORACLE error:

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

occurred while executing the SQL statement:


AutoPatch error:
Unable to connect to APPS account


adworker001.log  errors

Dropping packages no longer used in Release 11.5 and 12.0

drop package bb_dist
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-04043: object BB_DIST does not exist


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