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

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.3.4.0
This problem can occur on any platform.


Checked for relevance on 20-May-2009

Symptoms

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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Cause

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