HP-UX: Sqlplus: ORA-12549: TNS:operating system resource quota exceeded

(Doc ID 819394.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Standard Edition - Version: and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: and later    [Release: 11.1 and later]
HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit)
HP-UX Itanium


You have verified your HP-UX OS meets the requirements documented in the Installation Guide and/or verified there are no errors reported from an HCVE (RDA) check.  You have successfully installed the patchset (in this example) without any errors.  However, when using sqlplus to attempt to connect and startup the database, it fails with an error similar to:

% sqlplus /nolog

SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Wed Apr 29 09:16:52 2009

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SQL> connect / as sysdba
ORA-12549: TNS:operating system resource quota exceeded


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