New 12C Install fails to start TNSLSNR with Unable to OpenSCManager: err=5 TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error TNS-00530: Protocol adapter error (Doc ID 1587198.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
* Additional note for 11.2.0.4 -->
Due to the fact that many 12c features and settings were back-ported to the 11.2.0.4 patchset, this note can also be applied to the 11.2.0.4 patchset.

Goal

 To get the listener to start.

Solution

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