Bequeath connection sqlplus / as sysdba to a Pluggable database failed with ORA-12560 (Doc ID 1580696.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12cBETA1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 When attempt to connect locally (bequeath) to a pluggable database, the connection fails with:

 

sqlplus / as sysdba

SQL*Plus: Release 12.1.0.1.0 Production on Fri Aug 30 19:30:48 2013

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ERROR:
ORA-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error

Cause

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