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ERROR- TNS-03505: Failed to resolve name - When Attempting to Connect to Database Using Alias Name with Database Net Services Entry Stored in OUD (Doc ID 2126333.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version and later
Oracle Unified Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using Oracle Net Manager on Oracle 12c client side to manage the Oracle Net Service, there is no problem with Oracle Net Manager but the Oracle client cannot get alias name.

Error output "TNS-03505: Failed to resolve name" when running tnsping <aliasName>

OUD log shows entry found (with nentries=1) -

[15/Mar/2016:10:26:29 -0400] SEARCH REQ conn=0 op=1 msgID=2 base="cn=[aliasName],cn=OracleContext,dc=int,dc=xxx,dc=xx" scope=base filter="(objectclass=*)" attrs="objectclass,orclNetDescString,orclNetDescName,orclVersion"
[15/Mar/2016:10:26:29 -0400] SEARCH RES conn=0 op=1 msgID=2 result=0 nentries=1 etime=31






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