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

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha



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


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