Unable To Create Listener Service on Windows with Personal Firewall (Doc ID 1435254.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version: 11.1.0.7 and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - Version: 2008 R2

Symptoms



When trying to create new listener in windows 2008 R2.

Getting error message:


Listener Control complete.
Listener start failed. Listener may already be running.


Attempting to use the command line utility yields the following errors:

LSNRCTL> start
Starting tnslsnr: please wait...
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
TNS-00530: Protocol adapter error
LSNRCTL>


No service gets created.

Changes

This is a new installation on Windows 2008 R2

Cause

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