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dbstart generates "ORACLE_HOME_LISTNER is not SET, unable to auto-start Oracle Net Listener" error (Doc ID 336299.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While executing the $ORACLE_HOME/bin/dbstart it fails with an error similar to the following:

$ dbstart
ORACLE_HOME_LISTNER is not SET, unable to auto-start Oracle Net Listener
Usage: /u01/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/bin/dbstart ORACLE_HOME


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