12.2 E-Business Suite AIX Online Patching Session Fails With 'Error "bin/adrelinknew.sh[1076]: EXTENDED_HISTORY: is read only"

(Doc ID 2328755.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2.4 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

E-Business Suite 12.2 Applications DBA, Online Patching - OP ADOP Utilities issues

 

 

 



When attempting to apply <Patch 20740727> on the IBM AIX platform the following error occurs:


Removing extra variables from the environment...
  adrelink will save the following variables (if set):
  - Generic:
"PATH ORACLE_HOME TMPDIR TZ APPL_TOP APPLFENV PLATFORM LD_LIBRARY_PATH COBDIR LIBPATH NLS_LANG JAVA_TOP PERL5LIB"
  - Shell-Specific: "PS1 PS2 PS3 PS4 IFS MAILCHECK _ LOGNAME A__z"
  Beginning pass 1.
  Processing 378 environment variables...
/oracle/TEST/fs1/EBSapps/appl/ad/12.0.0/bin/adrelinknew.sh[1076]: EXTENDED_HISTORY: is read only

adrelink is exiting with status 1



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Attempt to apply patch 20740727
adop phase=apply patches=20740727

adrelink returns error:

EXTENDED_HISTORY: is read only




The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot complete patch application.

Cause

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