OpenVMS: Address already in use on Listener startup (Doc ID 395065.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

CRS is unable to start your listener, and when you try to get a status you see the following:

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Connecting to (DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=myhostname1-vip.com
)(PORT=1703)(IP=FIRST)))
TNS-12541: TNS:no listener
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
TNS-00511: No listener
VMS Error: 61: syntax error in escape sequencestenerAddress already in use
Connecting to (DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx)(PORT=1703)(
IP=FIRST)))
TNS-12541: TNS:no listener
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
TNS-00511: No listener
VMS Error: 61: syntax error in escape sequencestenerAddress already in use

Changes

You might have brought down the CRS stack on one or more nodes.


Cause

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