adpatch Fails When Password Contains Special Characters

(Doc ID 820680.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Install - Version 11.5.0 to 12.1.2 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Application Install - Version: 11.5.0 to 12.1.2


Symptoms

The script adinvset.pls errors out while applying the <Patch 6317575>. It is failing with following error :
...
sqlplus -s APPS/***** @/erpdb/prod/prodappl/ad/11.5.0/admin/sql/adinvset.pls &systempwd 8 0 TRUE
FALSE

Arguments are:

Enter value for 2: SYSTEM_password = *****, Total_workers =
Enter value for 3: Enter value for 4: Logical_worker_num = , Is_incremental =
Enter value for 5: Load_without_compile =

ERROR:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

/bin/sh: 8: not found.
...

Cause

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