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Re: Newbie question on how to change Oracle 9i listener port number

From: Don <don_leeNO_aa_SPAM_at_telus.net>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 03:40:05 GMT
Message-ID: <k3lu709nr34o61oh12mneorig52fu5n1qi@4ax.com>


Howard,

I got it working on both Windows and AIX environment, as it should, by shutting down the listener, change listener.ora file, and restart listener again. Still didn't know what happened last time.

Thanks everybody..

"Howard J. Rogers" <hjr_at_dizwell.com> wrote:

>Frank van Bortel wrote:
>> Howard J. Rogers wrote:
>>
>>> Frank van Bortel wrote:
>>>
>>>> Howard J. Rogers wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Don wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I have installed oracle 9i on both Windows and AIX environment with
>>>>>> default listener port number ( 1521 ). Just wonder if it is possible
>>>>>> to change the port number. ( I've tried to change the listener.ora
>>>>>> port number, restart listener, and server, and it is still using the
>>>>>> default number)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Er, well then you edited the wrong listener.ora, because it's only
>>>>> the contents of the listener.ora (in %ORACLE_HOME%\network\admin by
>>>>> default) that tells the listener.ora which port to listen on. On
>>>>> Windows, I would stop the service and re-start it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> HJR
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Emmm - what about MTS,^H^H^H^H dispatchers? That'd be the instance.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I'm confused, Frank! What about dispatchers? They don't "listen" on
>>> port 1521, do they?
>>>
>>> They merely register themselves with a listener running on that port
>>> number, or another that you specify. True, they have to recieve
>>> netwiork connections, and therefore are open for business on a port of
>>> their own devising, but that's randomly chosen in the 50,000+ range,
>>> IIRC.
>>>
>>> I think I must be missing your point.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> HJR
>>
>>
>> afaik, you can configure the port(s) for mts; I used it on Windows
>> when use_shared_socket was broken
>
>Yeah, you can do dispatchers="blah blah (PORT=xxxx). But what's that got
>to do with someone posting
>
>"Just wondering if it's possible to change the [Default Listener] port
>number (1521)"
>
>??
>
>Or how the existence of dispatchers awaiting connections on their own
>ports affects my original statement "it's only the contents of the
>listener.ora that tells the listener which port to listen on".
>
>Changing your dispatchers parameter isn't going to change your listener
>port, is it?
>
>And if you want to change your listener port, where would you do it,
>other than in the listener.ora??
>
>Or am I still missing your point (speak slowly....!!)
>
>Regards
>HJR
Received on Thu Apr 15 2004 - 22:40:05 CDT

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