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R12 Instalation ,clone and comonents Log files

Posted by appsdba11i on April 17, 2011

Autoconfig, Patching , Clone,Install and other logs in R12

Log files related to cloning in R12:

Preclone ( log files in source instance

i) Database Tier-$ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/(StageDBTier_.log)
ii) Apps Tier – $INST_TOP/apps/$CONTEXT_NAME/admin/log/ (StageAppsTier_.log)

Post-Clone ( log files in target instance

i) Database Tier- $ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/ApplyDBTier_.log
ii) Apps Tier – $INST_TOP/apps/$CONTEXT_NAME/admin/log/ApplyAppsTier_.log

Patching related log files in R12 :

i) Application Tier– adpatch log – $APPL_TOP/admin//log/
ii) Developer (Developer/Forms & Reports 10.1.2) Patch – $ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage
iii) Web Server (Apache) patch – $IAS_ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage
iv) Database Tier opatch log – $RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/.patch_storage

Autoconfig related log files in R12 :

i) Database Tier Autoconfig log :


ii) Application Tier Autoconfig log –

R12 Installation Logs :

Database Tier Installation logs:
$RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/.log $RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/ApplyDBTechStack_.log $RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/ohclone.log $RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/make_.log
$RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/installdbf.log $RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/adcrdb_.log
$RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME/ApplyDatabase_.log $RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME//adconfig.log

Application Tier Installation logs :

Inventory Registration logs :

Other log files in R12:

1) Database Tier
1.1) Relink Log files :
$ORACLE_HOME/appsutil/log/$CONTEXT_NAME // make.log
1.2) Alert Log Files :
1.3) Network Logs :
1.4) OUI Inventory Logs :



Apache Logs in R12

Access Log : $INST_TOP/logs/ora/10.1.3/Apache/ or $LOG_HOME/ora/10.1.3/Apache
Error Log : $INST_TOP/logs/ora/10.1.3/Apache/ or $LOG_HOME/ora/10.1.3/Apache

Concurrent Manager logs and out files in R12

OR $LOG_HOME/appl/conc

Forms and Reports related logs (10.1.2 O_H in R12 is equivalent to 806 O_H in 11..5.10.2)

Forms log file : $LOG_HOME/ora/10.1.2/forms
Reports Log file : $LOG_HOME/ora/10.1.2/reports

Startup scripts log file Location


Adpatch Log file / Worker log file / adpatch informative log file i.e adpatch.lgi

$APPL_TOP/admin/SID/log/ e.g SID=PROD

Forms.fmb Location : $AU_TOP/forms/US/
(All fmb’s reside in AU_TOP/forms/US)

Apps Environment file Location : $APPL_TOP
name will be APPSSID_HOSTNAME.env e.g APPSPROD_DEMO.env

Application startup & shutdown scripts Location : $INST_TOP/admin/scripts

Applicaton context file i.e .xml file : $INST_TOP/appl/admin/
e.g SID_HOSTNAME.xml script location : $INST_TOP/admin/scripts script location : $COMMON_TOP/clone/bin

Database log file and File Location script location : $RDBMS_O_H/appsutil/scripts/SID_HOSTNAME script location : $RDBMS_O_H/appsutil/clone/bin

Database listener and database startup and shutdown scripts :


Database alert.log file location in 11g:

alertlog file format alter_sid.log

All .sql scripts location :


Parameter file location i.e Init.ora or pfile or spfile file :



One Response to “R12 Instalation ,clone and comonents Log files”

  1. Gupta said

    Good post

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