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Unable to Start/create Listener in Windows. LSNRCTL start yields ORA-12560 (Doc ID 2793580.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version and later
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The listener is failing to start.

Listener start command yields
C:>Lsnrctl start
LSNRCTL> start
Starting tnslsnr: please wait...

TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error



Level 16 listener trace shows the following
2021-07-14 15:44:19.220 : snlpcsls:Unable to create listener service, err 3 : WSE-000057: Unable to create service.

O/S-Error: (OS 5) Access is denied.

2021-07-14 15:44:19.220 : snlpcsls:exit
2021-07-14 15:44:19.220 : snlpcss:exit



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