Installing Oracle Server Registry Fails with ORA-12505 (Doc ID 393575.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Web Services - Version: 10.1.3.0.0 and later   [Release: and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Jun-2010***

Symptoms

The installation of Oracle Service Registry 10.1.3 into Oracle Application Server 10.1.2.0.2 fails.

Installation trace file registry/log/install.log shows:

[java] create_quiet:
[java] [java] java.sql.SQLException: Listener refused the connection with the following
error:
[java] [java] ORA-12505, TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect
descriptor
[java] [java] The Connection descriptor used by the client was:
[java] [java] <hostName>:<port>:<serviceName>

[java] [java] at oracle.jdbc.driver.DatabaseError.throwSqlException DatabaseError.java:171)
[java] [java] at oracle.jdbc.driver.DatabaseError.throwSqlException(DatabaseError.java:412)
[java] [java] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(T4CConnection.java:342)
[java] [java] at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.<init>(PhysicalConnection.java:461)
[java] [java] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.<init>(T4CConnection.java:151)
[java] [java] at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(T4CDriverExtension.java:32)
[java] [java] at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(OracleDriver.java:598)
[java] [java] at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(DriverManager.java:512)
[java] [java] at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(DriverManager.java:140)
[java] [java] at com.systinet.uddi.database.util.CreateSchema.setUpConnection(CreateSchema.java:266)
[java] [java] at com.systinet.uddi.database.util.Connector.init(Connector.java:133)
[java] [java] at com.systinet.uddi.database.util.CreateSchema.main(CreateSchema.java:349)

Cause

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