STREAMS: Intermittent ORA-12533 Errors Thrown in Alert.Log in 11gR2 RAC with SCAN Installation (Doc ID 1369039.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The issue documented here is limited to versions below 11.2.0.4.

Symptoms

The alert.log contains repeated entries of the "error 12533" along with an address string that contains the following anomaly:  (DESCRIPTION=(DESCRIPTION=

Note that the (DESCRIPTION= field is posted twice. 

This is an example taken from an actual case:

 

Cause

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