Lsnrctl Start fails with TNS-01192: Missing SID_LIST_ Value Left of Equation
(Doc ID 438898.1)
Last updated on MARCH 26, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 10.1.0.2.0 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 10.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
The lsnrctl start command yields the following message:
TNS-01192: Missing SID_LIST_ value left of equation for SID description in LISTENER.ORA
The Listener log may show something similar to the following:
The listener.ora file has been edited, either recently or between the last time the Listener was restarted and now (which may have been quite a while as the Listener only reads the file on startup).
The editing was done manually and not using either Netca or Netmgr tool.
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