OpenVMS: Instance STARTUP Fails With ORA-15180 (Doc ID 809215.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.2 [Release 10.2]
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 01-Feb-2016***

Symptoms

Running Oracle 10.2.0.2 on HP OpenVMS.

Any attempt to create an instance (or start an instance) fails with:

ORA-15180: Could not open dynamic library odm library, error [Failed to expand the library nam]

Cause

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