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EBS: exiting with status 204 (Doc ID 2815397.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.2 to 12.2 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After applying the July CPU, unable to start the apache services.

While starting the application services with the script following error is seen


Executing service control script:
/u01/TEST/fs1/inst/apps/TEST_abc/admin/scripts/ start
Timeout specified in context file: 100 second(s)

script returned:

You are running version 120.0.12020000.6

Starting OPMN managed Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) instance ... exiting with status 204 check the logfile /u01/TEST/fs1/inst/apps/TEST_abc/logs/appl/admin/log/adapcctl.txt for more information ...


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

1. Apply July 2021 CPU patches to EBS

2. Log in to EBS and navigate to $ADMIN_SCRIPTS_HOME

2. Start apache using the script

4. Apache services fail to start with status 204


 Applied July 2021 CPU patches to EBS


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