Thursday, November 28, 2013

R12 12.2 Installation Error - Fatal Error: TXK Install Service

It was observed many facing this error during the installation of R12.2 "Fatal Error: TXK Install Service"

This issue is majorly related to the staging of the software, When the staging was not done properly, or you have downloaded the installation parts which are not required or missed to download which are required.

Please note that you should NOT download the following files while creating the  R12.2 Rapid install Stage:

These files DO NOT belong to the R12.2 shiphome.

 1. Oracle Database Lite 10g Release 3 (10.3.0.3.0) for Linux x86 V20223-01.zip

2. Oracle SOA Suite 11g Patch Set 5 (11.1.1.6.0) for Price Protection   
V29672-01_1of2.zip
V29672-01_2of2.zip
 

3. Oracle Data Integrator 11g (11.1.1.6.0) for Generic
V29762-01_1of2.zip
V29762-01_2of2.zip

4. Oracle Portal, Forms, Reports and Discoverer 11g (11.1.1.2.0) for Linux x86-64
V18772-01_1of4.zip
V18772-01_2of4.zip
V18772-01_3of4.zip
V18772-01_4of4.zip

5. Oracle Portal, Forms, Reports and Discoverer 11g Patch Set 5 (11.1.1.6.0) for  Linux x86-64 
V29883-01.zip

These files DO NOT belong to the R12.2 shiphome.

They should be downloaded to a different location than the R12.2 Rapid install stage.

Also IMPORTANTLY, note that these two components that at one stage were marked as  optional are ' Mandatory  ' and should be downloaded into the Rapid Install stage .

1. Oracle Fusion Middleware Web Tier Utilities 11g Patch Set 5 (11.1.1.6.0) for Linux x86-64 , V29764-01.zip
2. Oracle WebLogic Server 11gR1 (10.3.6) Generic and Coherence , V29856-01.zip

Once you have downloaded all the right zip files, rebuild the stage directory by running ' buildStage.sh'..

Cleanup the current install  (oraInventory, temp also) and re-install again.