"sqlplus user/password" Command Fails With exec(): 0509-036 0509-150 0509-022 0509-026 ORA-12547: TNS:lost contact Errors

(Doc ID 2055203.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to login into database throws the following errors:

$ sqlplus / as sysdba  or sqlplus user/password

SQL*Plus: Release 12.1.0.1.0 Production on Fri Sep 11 11:55:08 2015

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exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program xxxxxxxxx because of the following errors:
  0509-150 Dependent module libskgxp12.so could not be loaded.
  0509-022 Cannot load module libskgxp12.so.
  0509-026 System error: A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
ERROR:
ORA-12547: TNS:lost contact

 

Cause

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