ORA-12520 ERRORS AFTER RELOCATE RAC SERVICE (Doc ID 885431.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 10.2.0.4.0 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 2-DEC-2014.***
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

After service 'RACTEST_OC' is relocated to the new node, the listener on the new server does not show any
handler for the service.

srvctl relocate service -d RACTEST1 -s RACTEST_OC -i RACTEST1 -t RACTEST2

The output of lsnrctl status on new node:

-bash-3.00$ lsnrctl status LISTENER_RACTEST0B

Service "RACTEST_OC.us.oracle.com" has 1 instance(s).
Instance "RACTEST2", status READY, has 0 handler(s) for this service...


Testing the connection fails with the ORA-12520 error:

SQL> conn system@RACTEST_)C3
Enter password: ******
ERROR:
ORA-12520: TNS:listener could not find available handler for requested type of server

.

Cause

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