adpatch Fails After Restart With Error: "Unable to read file format id from file adainit.rf9" (Doc ID 402751.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 11.5.10.0 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Dec-2016***


Symptoms

On a Release 11.5.10 Instance <Patch 5256007> is failing with the following error :
...
Unable to read file format id from file:

<$APPL_TOP>/admin/AXMD/restart/adainit.rf9

...

Changes

 

Cause

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