Listener Errors TNS-01155 and NL-00305 Using Oracle Gateways (Doc ID 1086778.1)

Last updated on APRIL 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Gateway for Informix - Version 11.1.0.6 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server - Version 11.1.0.6 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Gateway for Sybase - Version 11.1.0.6 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Gateway for Teradata - Version 11.1.0.6 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-March-2013***


Symptoms

You are trying to use an Oracle Gateway and get an error on select -


SQL> select * from test_table@gateway_db_link;
ERROR:
ORA-28545: error diagnosed by Net8 when connecting to an agent
Unable to retrieve text of NETWORK/NCR message 65535
ORA-02063: preceding 2 lines from GATEWAY_DB_LINK


The listener log file will show the errors -


TNS-01155: Incorrectly specified SID_LIST_LISTENER parameter in LISTENER.ORA
NL-00305: the specified path name does not exist

Cause

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