Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 9.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 6-JUL-2016***
During an attempt to start the database, the following errors are generated and the startup operation fails:
ORA-00132: syntax error or unresolved network name '%s'
The same error might be thrown for the system parameter LISTENER_NETWORKS:
See also: <Note: 1615175.1> ORA-00119: Invalid Specification for System Parameter LISTENER_NETWORKS During Database Startup
If the sqlnet.ora file parameter NAMES.DEFAULT_DOMAIN has been changed recently, the change may have caused this error.
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