Lsnrctl Start fails with TNS-01192: Missing SID_LIST_ Value Left of Equation
Last updated on MARCH 26, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 10.1.0.2.0 to 188.8.131.52 [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.
Sign In with your My Oracle Support account
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started
My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms