EZCONNECT connection attempt fails with ORA-12154 and TNS-03505 with tnsping
(Doc ID 2087623.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When attempting to connect using an "EZCONNECT" method, formerly HOSTNAME, the connection fails with ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified.
A tnsping using the same method fails with TNS-03505: Failed to resolve name.
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