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Fs_Clone Fails With "ERRORMSG: File instantiation failed" (Doc ID 2346251.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Fs_clone fails with the following error:

Completed FSCloneStage...
Wed Jan 3 14:51:37 2018
shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access parent directories: No such file or directory
Error occurred during initialization of VM
java.lang.Error: Properties init: Could not determine current working directory.
  at java.lang.System.initProperties(Native Method)
  at java.lang.System.initializeSystemClass(

*******FATAL ERROR*******
PROGRAM : (<DIR>/oracle/fs1/EBSapps/appl/ad/12.0.0/patch/115/bin/
TIME : Wed Jan 3 14:57:29 2018
FUNCTION: main::instantiateFile [ Level 1 ]
ERRORMSG: File instantiation failed

It has also been found that fs_clone fails when verifying ports:

Filename: adop.log
 [ERROR]     adop phase=fs_clone failed or is incomplete on Admin node: <HOST1>
 [ERROR]     Unable to continue processing on other available nodes: <HOST2>,<HOST3>
 [UNEXPECTED]Error running "adop phase=fs_clone" on node(s): house201.

Filename: txkCloneAcquirePort.log
 Attempting to close socket on port 6101
 Attempting to close socket on port 6201
 Attempting to close socket on port 10000


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