Connections Using SSL(TCPS) Fail With ORA-12560 : TNS :protocol adapter error (Doc ID 468089.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 9.0.1 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 9.0.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 17-Sep-2012***

Symptoms

 

Connection handshake to a Database Server from a remote client over TCPS fails with the following error

ORA-12560 : TNS : protocol adapter error

Changes

You have configured the Database Server and client for SSL communication for the first time.

(or)

You have made changes to the existing SQLNET.ORA of the client with respect to the WALLET_LOCATION.

Cause

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