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OID 12c Fails to Start with oidmon Log Error: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified (Doc ID 2320756.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 12c.

OID fails to start with log error:

[2017-10-24T14:01:20.471091+00:00] [OID] [NOTIFICATION:16] [] [OIDMON] [host: <HOSTNAME>] [pid: 3119] [tid: 0] Guardian: [oidmon]: Unable to connect to database,
           will retry again after 10 sec

[2017-10-24T14:01:30.484774+00:00] [OID] [NOTIFICATION:16] [] [OIDMON] [host: <HOSTNAME>] [pid: 3119] [tid: 0] Guardian: [gsdsiConnect] ORA-12154, ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified


The database is up and reachable from OID software owner via sqlplus.

Where is OID pulling the tnsnames value from in OID 12c?

Cause

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