Database Fails to Start With Error ORA-00132: syntax error or unresolved network name 'scanname:1521' (Doc ID 1318026.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Starting 11gR2 RAC database using srvctl utility fails with below error messages:

$ srvctl start database -d orcl
PRCR-1079 : Failed to start resource ora.orcl.db
CRS-5017: The resource action "ora.orcl.db start" encountered the following error:
ORA-00119: invalid specification for system parameter REMOTE_LISTENER
ORA-00132: syntax error or unresolved network name 'salsa-scan:1521'

Cause

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