R12.2 Failure of server APACHE bridge

Failure of server APACHE bridge:


No backend server available for connection: timed out after 10 seconds or idempotent set to OFF or method not idempotent.

If there is an issue with the oacore managed server, meaning apache is not able to connect to the oacore managed server, you'll see this (more...)

R12.2 Apache and Weblogic log file locations

Apache Logs

$IAS_ORACLE_HOME/instances/*/diagnostics/logs/OHS/EBS_web_*/*log

OPMN Log
$IAS_ORACLE_HOME/instances/*/diagnostics/logs/OPMN/opmn/*

Weblogic Logs

$IAS_ORACLE_HOME/../wlserver_10.3/common/nodemanager $EBS_DOMAIN_HOME/servers/oa*/logs/*
$EBS_DOMAIN_HOME/servers/forms*/logs/*
$EBS_DOMAIN_HOME/servers/AdminServer/logs/*
$EBS_DOMAIN_HOME/sysman/log/*

Source: Oracle® E-Business Suite
Maintenance Guide
Release 12.2

adpreclone.pl fails with segmentation fault, bus error, out of memory

Manoj pinged me about this issue last night.  Whenever he was trying to do adpreclone.pl dbTier or AppsTier, when he entered the apps password, the process would crash with either segmentation fault, bus error or out of memory.

I tried executing top and it was also ending up with (more...)

R12.2.2 is now available on edelivery.oracle.com

At last, R12.2.2 is now available on edelivery.oracle.com


550 5.7.1 Relaying denied. IP name lookup failed

Recently we configured a BigIP virtual for SMTP called smtp.justanexample.com

Whenever I tried sending mail through this it would complain:

# telnet smtp.justanexample.com 25


Trying 192.168.10.201...

Connected to smtp.justanexample.com
Escape character is '^]'.

220 smtp1.justanexample.com ESMTP Sendmail 8.13. (more...)

Path not found (/shared/FTI Reports/_Portal/Main Dashboard/dashboard layout)

In OTM FTI you may get an error like this:

OTM > Transportation Intelligence > Dashboard

Path not found (/shared/FTI Reports/_Portal/Main Dashboard/dashboard layout)


Error Details

Error Codes: U9KP7Q94    

From OTM install guide In the $OBIEE_DATA/web/config/ directory, edit the instanceconfig.xml as follows:

a. Change the CatalogPath to point the new “aa” directory that was created when you extracted the aa_webcat.zip file. The template shows the following line.

vi instanceconfig.xml



Search for string CatalogPath and you'll find this
$OBIEE_DATA/web/catalog/samplesales
Edit this line so that it looks like this:
$OBIEE_DATA/web/catalog/aa


Note: Do not put in the $OBIEE_DATA only add (more...)

ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: hex to raw conversion error ORA-06512: at "APPS.WF_EVENT", line 3600

Akhilesh pinged me today and told me that autoconfig was not working on a newly upgraded R12 instance.  It was failing with these errors:

AutoConfig could not successfully execute the following scripts:
   Directory: /r12ascp/erpapp/10.1.3/perl/bin/perl -I /r12ascp/erpapp/10.1.3/perl/lib/5.8.3 -I /r12ascp/erpapp/10.1.3/perl/lib/site_perl/5.8.3 -I /usnapss
1/erpapp/appl/au/12.0.0/perl -I /r12ascp/erpapp/10.1.3/Apache/Apache/mod_perl/lib/site_perl/5.8.3/sun4-solaris-thread-multi /r12ascp/erpapp/inst/apps/usnaps
s1_r12ascp/admin/scripts/adexecsql.pl sqlfile=/r12ascp/erpapp/inst/apps/r12ascp_r12ascp/admin/install
     afwebprf.sql            INSTE8_PRF         1
     amscmprf.sql            INSTE8_PRF         1
     amswebprf.sql     (more...)

java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied for glogdba after cloning OTM

After cloning OTM database and instance, when we started the services and tried accessing

Configuration and Administration > Cluster Management > Scalability Overview, we got this error in glog.exception.log

java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

I was able to diagnose that this was coming for glogdba user by switching on auditing on the database.

The encrypted password was correct for glogdba in glog.properties.

After a lot of R&D we found out that this was occurring because the encrypted password of glogdba user in data_source table was incorrect.


It had the encrypted password of the glogdba user in production. (more...)