extract will not start after upgrade to 11.1.1.1.4 when extract is not installed on the DB Server (Doc ID 1477740.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version 11.1.1.1.4 to 11.1.1.1.4 [Release 11.1.1.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Your DB Server and OGG are not on the same server and prior release of OGG has run without problem, but 

After an upgrade to OGG 11.1.1.1.4   you are unable to start OGG or use GGSCI> dblogin   to connect to the DB.

 

Here are some messages you may see in your Extract report file when you attempt to start OGG 11.1.1.1.4 Extract

012-07-21 14:23:17  ERROR   OGG-00664  OCI Error beginning session (status = 1034-ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
Linux-x86_64 Error: 2: No such file or directory).

2012-07-21 14:23:17  ERROR   OGG-01668  PROCESS ABENDING.


Or you may see this error in your Extract

2012-07-21 11:22:42  ERROR   OGG-00664  OCI Error during OCIServerAttach (status = 12545-Error while trying to retrieve text for error ORA-12545).

2012-07-21 11:22:42  ERROR   OGG-01668  PROCESS ABENDING.


You will see GGSCI fail to connect to the DB server that is REMOTE


GGSCI  3> dblogin userid gg@remoteDB
Password:
ERROR: Failed to open data source for user GG.


 

Changes

 Upgrading to Or Installing OGG 11.1.1.1.4 will cause this issue to occur if your DB Server and your Goldengate software are not on the same server

Cause

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