OBIEE 11g Scheduler Service not starting with ORA-12516: TNS:listener could not find available handler with matching protocol stack (Doc ID 2016467.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.140527 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.1.7.140527 version, when attempting to start OBIEE Scheduler Service, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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[nQSError: 17001] Oracle Error code: 12516, message: ORA-12516: TNS:listener could not find available handler with matching protocol stack
at OCI call OCIServerAttach.
Current Table: S_NQ_ERR_MSG.
[nQSError: 17001] Oracle Error code: 12516, message: ORA-12516: TNS:listener could not find available handler with matching protocol stack
at OCI call OCIServerAttach.. Errors were encountered while initializing Scheduler's backend database, check database configuration.

Cause

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