How to Manually Create an Oracle Context in Active Directory
Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 10.2.0.4.0 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
This procedure is ONLY applicable to Oracle 188.8.131.52 and higher, and has been tested on Windows 2003 and 2008.
Checked for Relevancy on 15-may-2013
In the event of NetCA failing to create an Oracle Context in Active Directory, steps can be taken to manually install the Oracle Context.
Manually creating a context is (almost) no different than having netca create it - we use the same commands. The main advantage is the command line method will report appropriate operating system errors should something go wrong with the import. These errors can be researched to resolution.
Special care has been taken to ensure this method of context creation replicates the functionality of NetCA. However, NetCA is the only supported tool to create an Oracle Context.
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