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DataPump Does Not Work From Grid Control User Interfrace (Doc ID 862545.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You get the error ORA-12557 in DataPump export or import log file when running a grid control job:

Mon Jan 19 22:42:05 2009: DEBUG: db_common.set_env_var(): TNS_ADMIN:
Mon Jan 19 22:42:05 2009: DEBUG: Data Pump: Connecting to database with :
user: SYSTEM role: normal
Mon Jan 19 22:42:05 2009: DEBUG: : Connect Failed:ORA-12557: TNS:protocol
adapter not loadable (DBD ERROR: OCIServerAttach)

The command line DataPump export or import works fine.

You are able to remotely connect to the database, so the listener is up.

You can successfully run operating system and database jobs.

OMS version and platform: Windows 32 bit


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