My Oracle Support Banner

Remote Connections via the Listener Fail with: 'ORA-28547: connection to server failed, probable Oracle Net admin error' (Doc ID 1645680.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When connecting through the Listener to a Database, an error is thrown:
ORA-28547: connection to server failed, probable Oracle Net admin error

However, local or BEQUEATH connections to the database are successful.

Changes

 New installation or changes to an existing listener.ora file

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.