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LSNRCTL Commands May Yield Frequent TNS-1189 Errors (Doc ID 285439.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 10, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 10.1.0.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

The issue documented here is limited to the version 10g or higher listener or lsnrctl utility.





Symptoms


When using a 10g listener or higher, it is possible that the error TNS-1189 "The listener could not authenticate the user" may occur intermittently (or very frequently) while performing listener operations from within the same LSNRCTL session.  For example:

LSNRCTL> set trc_level 16

LSNRCTL> save_config

TNS-1189

Changes

The listener.ora file may have been edited recently or this is a new installation.

Cause

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