Tuesday, 5 July 2016

ADOP Prepare Phase Fails with ORA-31011: XML parsing failed

While applying Patch on a test instance (R12.2.5), Prepare phase failed with error ORA-31011: XML parsing failed

Complete error message from adop logfile

[aptest12@localhost <RUN> ]$ adop phase=prepare

Enter the APPS password:
Enter the SYSTEM password:
Enter the WLSADMIN password:

Validating credentials.

    Run Edition context  : /test12/applmgr/fs2/inst/apps/test12_localhost/appl/admin/TEST12_localhost.xml
    Patch edition context: /test12/applmgr/fs1/inst/apps/test12_localhost/appl/admin/TEST12_localhost.xml
    Patch file system free space: 1130.34 GB

Validating system setup.
    [ERROR]     Failed to execute SQL statement:
select node_name from FND_OAM_CONTEXT_FILES
where NAME not in ('TEMPLATE','METADATA','config.txt') and
CTX_TYPE='A' and (status is null or upper(status) in ('S','F'))
and EXTRACTVALUE(XMLType(TEXT),'//file_edition_type') = 'run'
and EXTRACTVALUE(XMLType(TEXT),'//oa_service_group_status[@oa_var=''s_web_admin_status'']')='enabled'
and EXTRACTVALUE(XMLType(TEXT),'//oa_service_list/oa_service[@type=''admin_server'']/oa_service_status')='enabled'

    [ERROR]     Error Message:
    [ERROR]     ORA-31011: XML parsing failed
    [ERROR]     ORA-19202: Error occurred in XML processing
    [ERROR]     LPX-00229: input source is empty
    [ERROR]     ORA-06512: at "SYS.XMLTYPE", line 272
    [ERROR]     ORA-06512: at line 1 (DBD ERROR: error possibly near <*> indicator at char 208 in '    select node_name from FND_OAM_CONTEXT_FILES
    [ERROR]         where NAME not in ('TEMPLATE','METADATA','config.txt') and
    [ERROR]             CTX_TYPE='A' and (status is null or upper(status) in ('S','F'))
    [ERROR]             and EXTRACTVALUE(<*>XMLType(TEXT),'//file_edition_type') = 'run'
    [ERROR]             and EXTRACTVALUE(XMLType(TEXT),'//oa_service_group_status[@oa_var=''s_web_admin_status'']')='enabled'
    [ERROR]             and EXTRACTVALUE(XMLType(TEXT),'//oa_service_list/oa_service[@type=''admin_server'']/oa_service_status')='enabled'
    [ERROR]     ')
    [UNEXPECTED]Error occurred identifying Admin server node

[STATEMENT] Please run adopscanlog utility, using the command

"adopscanlog -latest=yes"

to get the list of the log files along with snippet of the error message corresponding to each log file.


fnd_oam_context_files table has incorrect information  or the table is corrupted


1. Login to sqlplus as applsys and take backup of fnd_oam_context_files table.

SQL> conn applsys
Enter password:
SQL> create table fnd_oam_context_files_bkp as select * from fnd_oam_context_files;

Table created.

2. Truncate Table fnd_oam_context_files

SQL>  truncate table fnd_oam_context_files;

Table truncated.

3. Bring down MT Services

4. Run Autoconfig to populate fnd_oam_context_files  with right information.

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Adpatch Worker Fails with "ORA-01031: insufficient privileges"

While Applying Patch on Customer environment, adpatch failed with error

Worker log has the below error.
GRANT select on DBA_USERS_WITH_DEFPWD to em_oam_monitor_role

AD Worker error:
The following ORACLE error:

ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

occurred while executing the SQL statement:

GRANT select on DBA_USERS_WITH_DEFPWD to em_oam_monitor_role

Error occurred in file


with arguments '&systempwd &un_fnd &pw_fnd &un_apps &pw_apps'.



1.Login to oracle database server as oracle user

2. Connect to sqlplus as sysdba and run the failed sql statement
sqlplus / as sysdba

Connected to:
Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options

SQL> GRANT select on DBA_USERS_WITH_DEFPWD to em_oam_monitor_role
  2  ;

Grant succeeded.


3. Use adctrl to skip the failed worker (Option 8) and continue with Patching

Weblogic Admin Server Startup Fails with "weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: Authentication denied: Boot identity not valid"

After Changing Weblogic Password in boot.properties, Admin Server Fails to Startup.
Below error is reported in Admin Server Logfile.

<May 10, 2017 10:10:18 AM CDT> <Critical> <Security> <BEA-090402> <Authentication denied: Boot identity not valid; The user name and/or password from the boot identity file (boot.properties) is not valid. The boot identity may have been changed since the boot identity file was created. Please edit and update the boot identity file with the proper values of username and password. The first time the updated boot identity file is used to start the server, these new values are encrypted.> 


1.Shutdown Admin Server and Nodemanager
2.Go to $DOMAIN_HOME/servers/Admin Server>/data
3.Delete the boot.properties
4.Delete the whole ldap folder
5.Start the node-manager
6.Start Admin Server