10g or Newer Clients Cannot Resolve Net Service Names Stored in Oracle Names (Doc ID 277948.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
Any 10g or newer client installation.
Checked for relevance on 17-JUL-2008.

Symptoms

Oracle 10g or newer Client or Instant Client cannot resolve Net Service Names stored in Oracle Names.

Cause

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