When Cloning RC-00214: Warning: The database SID must be 8 characters or less and cannot begin with a numeral. Please reenter the incorrect SID

(Doc ID 2312422.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Manager - Version 12.1.3 to 12.2 [Release 12.1 to 12.2Cloud]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 R12.1 appsTier cloning fails when running AutoConfig

We are following the <Document 406982.1> to clone EBS Applications Tier to a new a host. The Database Tier is RAC enabled and the SID is EBSPROD11. The instance has a 9-character SID which is causing an error.

Target System Database SID : EBSPROD11
RC-00214: Warning: The database SID must be 8 characters or less and cannot begin with a numeral. Please reenter the incorrect SID.

Cause

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