Oracle Client 12.1.0.1.0 Custom Install Type Does Not Include ORACLSCE12.DLL (Doc ID 1589205.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Oracle Provider for OLE DB - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
SQL*Plus - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Apr-2015***

Symptoms

When installing Oracle client version 12.1.0.1.0 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

  

Changes

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

Cause

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