TNS-12500, TNS-12540, TNS-12560 and TNS-510 Windows Error 8: Exec Format Error
(Doc ID 171636.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 18.104.22.168.0 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
TNS-12500: TNS:listener failed to start a dedicated server process
TNS-12540: TNS:internal limit restriction exceeded
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
TNS-00510: Internal limit restriction exceeded
32-bit Windows Error: 8: Exec format error
These errors should normally occur on the server when resources have been depleted, not due to an Oracle problem, but perhaps due to the physical usage of Oracle (meaning Oracle consumes OS resources as any other program would)
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