R12 E-Business Suite HTTP Server / Apache Tier Fails To Start After RPC5 and July CPU Patch When Running ADAPCCTL.SH Fails With 'adapcctl.sh: exiting with status 204'

(Doc ID 2182312.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.1.3 to 12.2 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


E-Business Suite R12 Applications Technology Stack, HTTP Server for Applications Technology issues



The HTTP / Apache server tier failed to start after applying the EBS 12.1.3 RPC5 and CPU JUL 2016 Patch.

When running ADAPCCTL.SH the following error occurs:

adapcctl.sh: exiting with status 204

Checking the logs the following error occurred:


16/08/28 18:41:28 Start process
/r12/oracle/inst/apps/R12/ora/10.1.3/Apache/Apache/bin/apachectl startssl: execing httpd
Syntax error on line 89 of /r12/oracle/inst/apps/R12/ora/10.1.3/Apache/Apache/conf/apps.conf:
Regex could not be compiled


 Applied the EBS 12.1.3 RPC5 and CPU Jul 2016 Patches.


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