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Adop Prepare Phase Fails With "FUNCTION: main::validatePatchLocation" (Doc ID 2372360.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.2.7 version, Patch Application Issues

When attempting to start a new patching cycle prepare fails with the following error:

ERROR
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*******FATAL ERROR*******
PROGRAM : (/u01/ebsdevb/apps_st/fs2/EBSapps/appl/ad/12.0.0/patch/115/bin/txkADOPPreparePhaseSynchronize.pl)
TIME : Fri Mar 9 07:26:56 2018
FUNCTION: main::validatePatchLocation [ Level 1 ]
ERRORMSG: Directory /u01/ebsdevb/apps_st/fs_ne/EBSapps/patch/27615897 does not exists.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Complete patching cycle

2. Remove patch files from PATCH_TOP

3.Attempt to open a new patching cycle

Changes

 Normally customer manually downloads patches to the patch_top directory, this time the patches were downloaded via Patch Wizard and merged the patches from the patch wizard directory to the patch_top dir

Cause

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Cause
Solution
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