Re: ERROR ORA-12154 TNS: could not resolve the connect identifier specified

From: gazzag <>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 09:22:25 -0700 (PDT)
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On 14 Oct, 17:32, wrote:
> Stupid questions maybe, but anyway questions about this error are
> always redundant as there is a plethora of resources, just *because*
> people don't do anything to resolve it themselves:
> Is the webserver located on the database server?
> Did you run tnsping on the webserver or on the database server?
> Do you have one or multiple tnsnames.ora floating around?
> Did you set the TNS_ADMIN enviroment variable?
> Please note similar questions have been asked to other people with the
> same problem, so I have one final question:
> Why didn't you bother to search the documentation or
> or Usenet. Assum ing you are unioue? Or just lazy?
> Just wondering...
> --
> Sybrand Bakker
> Senior Oracle DBA- Hide quoted text -

What Sybrand's saying here is that you are not as unique as you think you are. _Somebody_ would have had the same problem as you somewhere at some point. Did you try searching the archives for ORA-12154?

HTH -g Received on Wed Oct 15 2008 - 11:22:25 CDT

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