Error 08001,NativeErr = 11 Instance Invalid or Not Running Connecting to SQL*Server Using Dg4MSQL (Doc ID 1349023.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jan-2013***

Symptoms


Trying to connect to SQL*Server using Database Gateway for SQL*Server  (DG4MSQL) 11.2.0.1 on Linux x86-64 gives the following error -


ERROR at line 1:
ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[Oracle][ODBC SQL Server Driver][libssclient24]General network error. Check
your network documentation. {08001,NativeErr = 11}[Oracle][ODBC SQL Server
Driver][libssclient24]ConnectionOpen (199.99.999.199\SERVERNAME()).
{01000,NativeErr = 11}[Oracle][ODBC SQL Server Driver]Invalid connection string
attribute {01S00}[Oracle][ODBC SQL Server Driver]The requested instance is
either invalid or not running {HY000}
ORA-02063: preceding 2 lines from SQLSERVER

Cause

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