TNS-01150 NL-08014 When Starting Gateway Listener

(Doc ID 1384378.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Gateway for Sybase - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-September-2013***

Symptoms

When starting a Gateway Listener, this error occurs:

C:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db\bin>lsnrctl start LISTENER11

LSNRCTL for 64-bit Windows: Version 11.2.0.2.0 -

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Starting tnslsnr: please wait...

TNSLSNR for 64-bit Windows: Version 11.2.0.2.0 - Production
System parameter file is C:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db\network\admin\listener.ora
Log messages written to C:\oracle\product\11.2.0\db\network\log\listener11.log
TNS-01150: The address of the specified listener name is incorrect
NL-08014: Failed to initialize Diagnosability framework, falling back to old ne
twork tracing/logging
No valid ADR Base to use

 NL-08013:  Invalid ADR Base directory

Cause

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