Ldifwrite Reports: Incorrect Location For Tnsnames.ora (Doc ID 2259648.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.1.9.0 version

When attempting to use the 11g ldifwrite program to export data from a 10g OID
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Incorrect location for tnsnames.ora (derived from ORACLE_INSTANCE) or Incorrect TNS Connect string or Invalid Password


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run 11g ldifwrite program to export data from a 10g OID
2. Get error

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot use the 11g ldifwrite program to export data from a 10g OID

Cause

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