Sqlplus Not Working after Clone DB Home with Oct 2014 Bundle Patch

(Doc ID 1955933.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When execute the "sqlplus" command from the cloned "ORACLE_HOME\BIN" location the below error pops up in the screen.

"The procedure entry point ztcedst could not be located in the dynamic link
library orancrypt11.dll"

When click on "OK" option on the error message screen, will get the below erro in the command prompt.

Error 57 initializing SQL*Plus
Error loading message shared library

Unable to execute the other utilities like dbca, dbua etc., from cloned "ORACLE_HOME\BIN" location.


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