Oracle Names Server LDAP Proxy Fails To Start: TNS-12547 TNS-12560 TNS-00517 Error: 32: Broken pipe

(Doc ID 781060.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version: 9.2.0.8.0
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Server: Oracle9i R2 (9.2.0.x) Oracle Names Servers on HP-UX Itanium 11.23 and AIX 5.2

Suddenly all 4 Oracle Names Servers fail to restart.

Note:  Oracle Names (ONAMES) Servers are running as LDAP proxy servers from OID.

When trying to restart, the following errors are reported:

NAMESCTL> start oranamesrvr1.world
Starting "/app/oracle/product/920/bin/names"...server not started, errors follow
TNS-12547: TNS:lost contact
  TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
    TNS-00517: Lost contact
    HPUX Error: 32: Broken pipe

Cause

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