RDBPROD: SQLSRV-E-TNSFAILURE when trying to connect to Rdb database

(Doc ID 1067042.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle SQL/Services for Rdb on OpenVMS - Version and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium


The OCI Services dispatcher log contains the error:

---EVENT BEG: EVENT_LOG ------------------------  ( date/time ) ---
%SQLSRV-I-EVENT_LOG, event logged at line nnnn  in file COM_TNS.C;1
%SQLSRV-E-TNSFAILURE, Oracle Net TNS nlnvgap() service has failed
---EVENT END: EVENT_LOG ------------------------  ( date/time ) ---

where nnnn is around 1920 (depending on the SQL Services version)


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms