HPUX: Intermittent ORA-12505 Errors Connecting Via Listener to Instance
Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version: 126.96.36.199.0
HP Tru64 UNIX
The problem documented here is limited to HPUX and 188.8.131.52 Oracle Database.
ORA-12505: TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor
In this case, the error occurred as infrequently as 5-10 in a 24 hour period.
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