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Oracle Client Custom Install Type Does Not Include ORACLSCE12.DLL (Doc ID 1589205.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version and later
Oracle Provider for OLE DB - Version and later
SQL*Plus - Version and later
Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When installing Oracle client version and selecting Custom install type, failling to explicitely select component "Oracle Net" will result in ORACLSCE12.DLL missing from OracleHome\BIN, which will result in various errors:


Invoking SQLPlus, or trying to invoke a program that uses the Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET), Oracle OLEDB Provider (ORAOLEDB) will result in a popup dialogue with the error message



 ORACLSCE12.DLL is a new dependency in 12c core client libraries.


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