EnterpriseTrack Installation; WebLogic Fails To Start; ORA-12505 TNS listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor (Doc ID 1983619.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2016

Applies to:

Instantis EnterpriseTrack - Version 9.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On: Instantis EnterpriseTrack 9.0.0.0

When attempting to start WebLogic Server, the following error occurs in the InstantisTrace Log. Note that the TNS Listener is working when connecting to the database through SQL-Plus.

ERROR
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2015-02-13 04:41:19.053:[STANDBY] ExecuteThread: '4' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)':dbm.DBConnectionPool:AUDIT: {< Failed to create a connection to the database. Retrying... >}
2015-02-13 04:41:29.162:[STANDBY] ExecuteThread: '4' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)':dbm.DBConnectionPool:WARNING EXCEPTION: {< Failure while creating connection
SQL EXCEPTION DETAILS: [ state-1: 66000 code-1: 12505]

USER MISTAKE TRACE:
java.sql.SQLException: Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12505, TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor

Caused by: oracle.net.ns.NetException: Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12505, TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot use Instantis EnterpriseTrack in this environment.

Cause

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