DBCA and DBUA no longer function after applying Windows DB Bundle Patch 24922870 – 11.2.0.4.161118

It’s been discovered that afterย applying 11.2.0.4.161118 Windows DB Bundle Patch 24922870, both DBCA and DBUA no longer function and give the following error:

dbca_error_after_patching

Oracle Support have only filed a bug on Wednesday this week (11th January 2017):

Bug 25369562 : DBCA & DBUA NO LONGER FUNCTION AFTER APPLYING PATCH 24922870

So if you’re planning to use either DBCA or DBUA after applying the patch, you might want to hold off until the bug is fixed ๐Ÿ™‚

It’s also discovered NETCA no longer function after applying this patch, it will start but does nothing when you click on ‘Configure Listener’.

Credit to my colleague for sharing this info.

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Zed DBA (Zahid Anwar)