OpenVMS: ORA-12518 When Making a Dedicated SQL*Net connection to an OpenVMS Server (Doc ID 433337.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 10.2.0.2.0 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 25-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

A SQL*Net connection fails immediately with the following error :

   $ sqlplus system/manager@PROD

   SQL*Plus: Release 10.2.0.2.0 - Production on Thu May 24 02:43:35 2007

   Copyright (c) 1982, 2005, Oracle. All Rights Reserved.

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


Cause

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