Intermittent ORA-12514 on Exadata RAC Database Server 11.2 (Doc ID 1300504.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.1.2.0 and later
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Exadata Database Machine V2 - Version All Versions and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Full Rack - Version All Versions and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Half Rack - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Aug-2012***

Symptoms


2 Node RAC Cluster
Connections via the listener occasionally fail to connect to the DB Node.

Service we are trying to connect to ->

Service "ntxdvn"
& this has 2 instance -> Instance "ntxdvn1", & "ntxdvn2"

Fails with ->

ERROR:
ORA-12514: TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect
descriptor

Changes

None.  Relatively new deployment of Exadata machine.

Cause

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