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Re^3: DBI and Oracle ORA-12505 error

by Tux (Monsignor)
on May 13, 2013 at 16:26 UTC ( #1033317=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: DBI and Oracle ORA-12505 error
in thread DBI and Oracle ORA-12505 error

In your first code snippet, you are still using the uppercase SID. Try it lowercased!.

tnsping works with the identifier, which most often is not the same as the SID.

$ head -4 $ORACLE_HOME/network/admin/tnsnames.ora oradb_btest = ( DESCRIPTION = ( ADDRESS_LIST = ( ADDRESS = ( HOST = oradb )( PORT = 1521 )( PROTOCOL = TCP ))) ( CONNECT_DATA = ( SERVICE_NAME = basetest )) ) $ tnsping oradb_btest TNS Ping Utility for HPUX: Version - Production on 13-MAY-2 +013 18:24:26 Copyright (c) 1997, 2007, Oracle. All rights reserved. Used parameter files: /prod/oracle/v102/network/admin/sqlnet.ora Used TNSNAMES adapter to resolve the alias Attempting to contact ( DESCRIPTION = ( ADDRESS_LIST = ( ADDRESS = ( P +ROTOCOL = TCP)( PORT = 1521) ( HOST = oradb))) ( CONNECT_DATA = ( SER +VICE_NAME = basetest))) OK (90 msec) $

Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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