Error Creating a SQL Server Linked Server with SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) (Doc ID 1422444.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Provider for OLE DB - Version 8.1.7.0 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 21-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

You have configured a SQL Server Linked Server with SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) for any of the interfaces below:

and receive one of the following errors:


Oracle Provider for OLE DB Error Message

Cannot create an instance of OLE DB provider "OraOLEDB.Oracle" for linked server "ORAOLEDB.
(Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 7302)


Cause

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