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ORA-12560 - Database Creation Assistant (DBCA) Fails With TNS Error (Doc ID 747243.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Generic Windows
***Checked for relevance on 17-Jul-2016***

Symptoms

Oracle Home Installed Properly With All Prerequisite Passed. However Database Creation (DBCA) Fails With ORA-12570 (TNS-12560) as below:

ORA-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error

Changes

 New database creation using DBCA.

Cause

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