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2550912 - Oracle 11g - arguments dbSidOrSrcObject and dbHome are not valid

Symptom

  • You are performing an Unicode Convesion/System Copy with SWPM and you get the following error during the export phase:
Last error reported by the step: Assertion failed: OraSqlContext constructor: arguments dbSidOrSrcObject and dbHome are not valid)
  • You can see the following error messages in the SWPM logs:
TRACE dbHome directory not exists: /oracle/<sid>/112_64
TRACE OraSqlContext._checkDbSidDbHome: dbHome: '/oracle/<sid>/112_64' is not a valid ORACLE_HOME directory.
ERROR Assertion failed: OraSqlContext constructor: arguments dbSidOrSrcObject and dbHome are not valid.
  • The environment variable ORACLE_HOME is correct for both ora<sid> and <sid>adm users (see SAP Note 1524205).
  • The symbolic link to the Oracle Home is set as per below: 
112 -> 11204
  • Your database is a single instance (not RAC, not ASM and not Oracle Engineered Systems).

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Environment

  • Oracle database 11g
  • SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver
  • Unix-based operating system

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

11.2.0.4, 11.2, unicode, non-unicode, convesion, system copy , KBA , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , BC-DB-ORA-SYS , Database Interface / DBMS for Oracle , Problem

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