Re: DBCA doesn't create new database (Oracle 11g)

From: gazzag <>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 06:39:06 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <>

On 12 Feb, 13:16, "A. Drolet" <> wrote:
> Finally, before installing Linux, I decided to give it a last try on
> Windows Vista Home Basic.
> I have uninstalled Oracle 11g from my C:\ drive. And I installed it
> once again, but in my 16Go FAT32 free partition (there is not a lot of
> disk space, however this installation is for educational purpose
> only).
> During the installation, I chose the option that create a new database
> during the instalation process.
> And it worked. I have a database that I am able to connect to with
> SQLPlus, Enterprise Manager and SQL Developer.
> Now, when I try to create a new database with the DBCA, It still isn't
> able to create a new DB. However, this time, I have an error message.
> ORA-12560 : TNS Protocol Adapter Error
> It seems to be a common error. However, I still haven't found the
> solution for this error in my specific environment and context. I am
> searching.
> Thank you all for your reply.
> Alexandre

Using Oracle on a Microsoft platform is enough of a headache without trying to do so on an uncertified version of Windows.

You must have a lot of spare time on your hands and the patience of a saint.

Good luck.

-g Received on Thu Feb 12 2009 - 08:39:06 CST

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