Listener Error Tns-12518 Running Gateway on a Windows Virtual Machine

(Doc ID 957378.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Generic Windows
Checked for relevance on 30-Jul-2014


-- Problem Statement:
You have installed Oracle RDBMS and a Database Gateway on Windows Virtual Machine (VM) to connect to SQL*Server.
When trying to use the gateway you get the following error in the listener -

14-OCT-2009 09:27:56 *
(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=dg4odbc)(CID=(PROGRAM=)(HOST=host_name)(USER=gtw_user))) *
(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=99.999.999.999)(PORT=4143)) * establish * dg4odbc * 12518
TNS-12518: TNS:listener could not hand off client connection
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
TNS-00530: Protocol adapter error
32-bit Windows Error: 2: No such file or directory


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