Oracle Internet Directory Configuration Assistant Fails With ORA-12520 On Multi-Core , Multi-Threaded CPU's

(Doc ID 371027.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version: and later   [Release: AS10gR2 and later ]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version:
Sun Solaris SPARC (64-bit)
Checked for relevance on 01-Mar-2012


  • Installing Colocated infrastructure on Sun Niagara hardware
  • The OID Configuration Assistant fails
  • The installActions.log contains the following errors:
Launched configuration assistant 'Internet Directory Configuration Assistant'
Tool type is: Recommended.
The command being spawned is: '/oracle/app/infra/bin/oidca mode=OID
@ dbuser=sys dbpwd=0533237dbf501e896b0668890dff334ca9 connstr=infra
@ nonsslport=389 sslport=636 supwd=05785519bff0235dfe2c1aba7a241eee75
iasinstance=infra. subscriberdn=dc=x,dc=y,dc=z -silent -crypto -debug'

Start output from spawned process:
java.sql.SQLException: ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified
at oracle.jdbc.driver.DatabaseError.throwSqlException(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoauthenticate.receiveOauth(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.<init>(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.<init>(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(
 at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.backend.SQLConnection.<init>(
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.backend.OIDConfigWrapper.configOID(
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.OIDCA.doSilent(
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.OIDCA.main(
Oracle Internet Directory Configuration failed. Please see log file:
  • The $ORACLE_HOME/cfgtoologs/oidca.log contains:
Fri May 05 15:59:21 MEST 2006 OID CA started.
oracle.ldap.oidinstall.backend.OIDCAException: java.sql.SQLException:
Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12520, TNS:listener could not find available handler for requested type of server
The Connection descriptor used by the client was:
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.backend.OIDConfigWrapper.configOID(
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.OIDCA.doSilent(
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.OIDCA.main(
Fri May 05 18:24:37 MEST 2006 OID CA started.
oracle.ldap.oidinstall.backend.OIDCAException: java.sql.SQLException:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.OIDCA.doSilent(
at oracle.ldap.oidinstall.OIDCA.main(


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