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OID Fails To Start With A Database Connection Error (Doc ID 428965.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 10, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version to [Release AS10gR2 to AS10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Checked for relevance on 20-May-2009


The Oracle Internet Directory (OID) component fails to start with a database connection error because it is using the wrong connection details.
This is confirmed in the trace file "oidmon.log":

[oidmon]: Unable to connect to database, will retry again after 20 sec
Connecting to database, connect string is orcl
[gsdsiConnect] ORA-12154, ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified



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