OpenVMS: Resolving ORA-132, ORA-12154 and ORA-12514 Errors on OpenVMS Oracle 10gR2 (Doc ID 1146023.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 - Release: 10.1 to 10.2
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

Checked for relevance on 9-Feb-2011.

During Database Instance Startup you receive the following errors:

       ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
       ORA-00119: invalid specification for system parameter LOCAL_LISTENER
       ORA-00132: syntax error or unresolved network name '<alias>'

And/or, when trying to make connections over SQL*Net, you receive the following error:

       ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
       ORA-12514: TNS:listener could not resolve SERVICE_NAME given in connect descriptor

Cause

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