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12.2 E-Business Suite - After A 12.1.3 To 12.2.5 Upgrade, Attempts To Start The Opmn And Apps Listeners Fail With Error 'TNS-01151: Missing listener name, APPS_TEST, in LISTENER.ORA' (Doc ID 2223801.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2.5 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - Version: 2008 R2


E-Business Suite 12.2 Applications DBA, Upgrade related issues


After an upgrade to 12.2, starting the opmn and apps listeners fail with the following error:

Starting tnslsnr: please wait...

TNSLSNR for 32-bit Windows: Version - Production
System parameter file is E:\oracle\TEST\12.1.0\NETWORK\ADMIN\TEST_db\listener.ora
Log messages written to E:\oracle\TEST\fs1\EBSapps\10.1.2\network\log\apps_test.log
TNS-01151: Missing listener name, APPS_TEST, in LISTENER.ORA

Listener failed to start. See the error message(s) above...

adalnctl.cmd exiting with status 1

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Upgrade from 12.1.3 to 12.2.5
2. start services


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