Attempting to Connect to a Target Database With Instant Client Lite Fails With: ORA-28547: connection to server failed, probable Oracle Net admin error (Doc ID 1579633.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-Feb-2015***

Symptoms

Attempting to connect to a target database with Instant Client Lite fails with:

ORA-28547: connection to server failed, probable Oracle Net admin error

Cause

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