Executing repvfy Fails With "ORA-12541: TNS:no listener (DBD ERROR: OCIServerAttach)" (Doc ID 1355127.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2015

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 29-Aug-2013


The EM Diagnostic kit (emdiag) 'repvfy' tool has been installed into the home where the OMS is located.  Executing repvfy fails with the error given below, after entering the 'sysman' password:

$<EMDIAGHOME>/bin/repvfy dump system

Please enter the SYSMAN password:

DBI connect('host=localhost;sid=GRIDTEST','SYSMAN',...) failed: ORA-12541: TNS:no listener (DBD ERROR: OCIServerAttach) at /orabase/app/oracle/EMDIAG/bin/repvfy.pl line 2747

Depending on the version of the EMDIAG kit used, the following message may also be returned:-

EMDIAG can not be used from an EM11g OMS home - SQL*Plus not available


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