Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) reports ORA-12547 creating a new database on Linux (Doc ID 404075.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Generic Linux
New database creation
Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)
Linux Operating System - not limited to a particular distribution


Symptoms

You are using the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) to create a new database on a Linux platform.
Having proceeded through all screens and completed the required input, you click the 'Finish' button, then the 'OK' button at the Confirmation screen, but immediately receive a dialogue box containing the following error message:

Cause

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