ORA-12518 Reported When Using 10gr2 TNS Listener to Connect To a 8i Database (Doc ID 341482.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 24, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version: 10.2.0.1.0
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows
Checked for relevance on 24-DEC-2009.
All Dedicated Oracle Net connections to the database

Symptoms

When using a 10.2 TNS listener to connection to an 8i database, via dedicated connection model, the following error is reported :

ORA-12518: TNS:listener could not hand off client connection


Cause

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