Database Won't Start After Changing the LOCAL_LISTENER (Doc ID 415362.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Net Services - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Symptoms

The initialization parameter LOCAL_LISTENER is set to an incorrect value. Afterwards, the database won't start with the following errors:

SQL> startup force;
ORA-00119: invalid specification for system parameter LOCAL_LISTENER
ORA-00132: syntax error or unresolved network name 'LISTENER'

Cause

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