ORA-00119: invalid specification for system parameter REMOTE_LISTENER (Doc ID 1581021.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DB startup through svrctl is getting failed with below symptoms, while sqlplus startup works fine.

Symptoms:

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oracle@icm1 golf1_icm1]$ srvctl start database -d golf
PRCR-1079 : Failed to start resource ora.golf.db
CRS-5017: The resource action "ora.golf.db start" encountered the following error:
ORA-00119: invalid specification for system parameter REMOTE_LISTENER
ORA-00132: syntax error or unresolved network name 'golf_REMOTE'
. For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/grid/11.2.0/log/icm1/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.log".

 

oracle@icm1 golf1_icm1]$ sqlplus / as sysdba
SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.3.0 Production on Wed Jun 19 16:52:41 2013
Copyright (c) 1982, 2011, Oracle.  All rights reserved.
Connected to an idle instance.
SQL> startup nomount
ORACLE instance started.
Total System Global Area 1071333376 bytes
Fixed Size                  1349732 bytes
Variable Size             427820956 bytes
Database Buffers          629145600 bytes
Redo Buffers               13017088 bytes
SQL> show parameter listener

NAME                                 TYPE        VALUE
------------------------------------ ----------- ------------------------------
listener_networks                    string
local_listener                       string      golf1_LOCAL
remote_listener                      string      golf_REMOTE

SQL> alter database mount;
Database altered.
SQL> alter database open;
Database altered.                <<< no problem to start with sqlplus

 

Cause

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