RDBPROD: "LISTENER.ORA Does Not Exist" Message On Startup Of OCI Dispatcher After Upgrading To SQL/Services 7.3 (Doc ID 733336.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SQL/Services for Rdb on OpenVMS - Version 7.3 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha


Symptoms

Starting the OCI dispatcher is failing with SQL/Services 7.3. The OCI dispatcher log file shows this error message:

---EVENT BEG: EVENT_LOG ------------------------ Tue Aug 19 09:36:30.650 2008---
%SQLSRV-I-EVENT_LOG, event logged at line 1522 in file COM_TNS.C;1
%SQLSRV-E-TNSFAILURE, Oracle Net TNS nlpagas() service has failed
%SQLSRV-E-ERROR_TEXT, Error text: oci_listener
%SQLSRV-E-TNSEXTENDED, Oracle Net TNS error codes: primary (408) secondary (0)
%SQLSRV-E-ERROR_TEXT, Error text: LISTENER.ORA does not exist in the expected location
%SQLSRV-E-ERROR_TEXT, Error text: or there is no valid entry for the above named service
---EVENT END: EVENT_LOG ------------------------ Tue Aug 19 09:36:30.670 2008---

---EVENT BEG: EVENT_LOG ------------------------ Tue Aug 19 09:36:30.750 2008---
%SQLSRV-I-EVENT_LOG, event logged at line 10748 in file CMD.C;1
%SQLSRV-E-TNSFAILURE, Oracle Net TNS oci_listener() service has failed
---EVENT END: EVENT_LOG ------------------------ Tue Aug 19 09:36:30.750 2008---

---EVENT BEG: EVENT_LOG ------------------------ Tue Aug 19 09:36:30.750 2008---
%SQLSRV-I-EVENT_LOG, event logged at line 10800 in file CMD.C;1
%SQLSRV-E-NOLISCREATED, No listeners could be created
---EVENT END: EVENT_LOG ------------------------ Tue Aug 19 09:36:30.750 2008---

Cause

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