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OWB 11g Remote Runtime Service Connecting to SCAN Address Fails to Start With Error: ORA-12516, TNS:listener could not find available handler with matching protocol stack (Doc ID 1584886.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The attempt to start an OWB 11g remote runtime service with a connection to a SCAN address, fails with:

SQL*Plus connection from the remote runtime server to the same SCAN address works fine.


OWB setup had been completed with a runtime service running on a different server than the repository database server.


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