Getting ORA-12516 Connecting To RAC Via LDAP Over JDBC (Doc ID 1489017.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 11.2.0.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer has recently implemented OID and having intermittent issues connecting to a RAC database.  There are no observed issues going through Oracle NET (ldap.ora), however, there is an intermittent issue connecting via jdbc. If the SCAN IP Addresses are  hardcoded in the ldap connection string there is no  issue. 

Cause

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