ORA-12547: TNS:lost contact error while starting ASM after upgrade from to in a standalone environment

(Doc ID 2267272.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On Standalone setup, after upgrading from to, ASM is not able to start, and hitting the following error:

SQL> sqlplus

SQL*Plus: Release Production on Thu May 11 23:53:13 2017

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Enter user-name: / as sysdba
ORA-12547: TNS:lost contact

Enter user-name:



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