My Oracle Support Banner Error "START: Creating FMW Home" (Doc ID 2502181.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Manager - Version 12.2.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.2.7 version, Rapidclone

The script fails on Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 with the following error:

START: Creating FMW Home.
Running /fs2/EBSapps/comn/clone/FMW/ -javaHome /fs2/EBSapps/comn/util/jdk64 -al/fs2/EBSapps/comn/clone/FMW/FMW_Home.jar -tl /fs2/FMW_Home -invPtrLoc /etc/oraInst.loc -ldl /fs2/inst/apps/EBSDEV_mid-ebsdev01/admin/log/clone/run/fmwT2PApply -silent true -debug true
Script Executed in 12916 milliseconds, returning status 255
ERROR: Script failed, exit code 255

The above error is found in file: RCloneApplyAppstier_<time>.log

Additionally, the following two errors can be found in file $COMMON_TOP/clone/FMW/logs/prereqcheck.log

oracle.sysman.oip.oipc.oipcr.OipcrExecuteRuleException: Unable to execute rule 'CertifiedVersions' from ruleset 'OSChecks'. The underlying test 'oracle.sysman.oip.oipc.oipcz.OipczOSChecks.checkCertifiedOSVersions' has thrown an unhandled exception [For input string: "18446744073692774399"]. If the exception results in a failure of the test and the exception needs to be propagated, then encapsulate the exception in the result object and return the result.

Caused by: java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: "18446744073692774399"
at java.lang.NumberFormatException.forInputString(
at java.lang.Long.parseLong(
at java.lang.Long.(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
perl appsTier dualfs




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