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Connection To an OCI DBCS PDB Failed With "ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified" (Doc ID 2674380.1)

Last updated on JUNE 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Customer was unable to connect to the PDB. When connecting, they were getting

[oracle@hostname opc]$ sqlplus sys@<pdb> as sysdba

SQL*Plus: Release 12.2.0.1.0 Production on Fri May 15 08:26:16 2020

Copyright (c) 1982, 2016, Oracle. All rights reserved.

Enter password:
ERROR:
ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

Changes

 

Cause

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