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LDAP Naming Permissions Issue: Resolution Fails with ORA-12154 TNS: Failed to resolve service name (Doc ID 559286.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem would most likely occur on a Unix client as it arises when the client has inadequate permissions on the $ORACLE_HOME.


10g LDAP naming resolution fails with ORA-12154, when the operating system owner making the connection is not the owner of the Oracle Software.  When using operating system user who does own the oracle software, then the same net service name resolution works fine.

TNSping can fail with TNS-3505: Failed to resolve name

Oracle Net client trace shows the failure OID discovery function failed with code 89 


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