R12 NLS Installattion on AIX is failing with error 'NLS initialization failed!!' for adstrtal.sh (Doc ID 430432.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle EBS Applications Translation - Version 12.0.6 to 12.1.3 [Release 12 to 12.1]
Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.0.6 to 12.1.3 [Release 12 to 12.1]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: IBM AIX5L Based Systems (32-bit)
IBM AIX Based Systems (64-bit)IBM AIX5L Based Systems (32-bit)
Application Install - Version: 12AIX5L Based Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

On a Fresh Install of E-Business-Suite 12 with NLS, the start of the APPS-Tier-Services using the adstrtal.sh script is failing with following error :
...
ERROR
libopmnoraclenls.so: unable to load none
main: NLS initialization failed!!
libopmnoraclenls.so: unable to load none
main: NLS initialization failed!!
libopmnoraclenls.so: unable to load none
main: NLS initialization failed!!
opmnctl: opmn start failed.
...

Cause

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