Windows 12c: Unable to Start a Listener With a Non-Default Listener Name: TNS-1151 (Doc ID 2168409.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Following an upgrade from 11gR2 to 12c, the listener is failing to start with the following error:

TNS-01151: Missing listener name, TST_LSNR, in LISTENER.ORA

E:\oracle\ERPTST\12.1.0>lsnrctl start TST_LSNR

LSNRCTL for 64-bit Windows: Version 12.1.0.2.0 - Production on 03-AUG-2016 11:20:56

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Starting tnslsnr: please wait...

TNSLSNR for 64-bit Windows: Version 12.1.0.2.0 - Production
Log messages written to E:\oracle\ERPTST\diag\tnslsnr\hostname\TST_LSNR\alert\log.xml

TNS-01151: Missing listener name, TST_LSNR, in LISTENER.ORA

Listener failed to start. See the error message(s) above.

Changes

 This is a new installation of 12c where the listener is running in the GRID home.

Cause

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