Re: Problems starting new TNS Listener

From: ddf <oratune_at_msn.com>
Date: Fri, 8 May 2009 05:40:08 -0700 (PDT)

On May 8, 5:14 am, Francesco Pighi <francesco.pi..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 7, 7:21 pm, ddf <orat..._at_msn.com> wrote:
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> > On May 7, 11:46 am, voivod <francesco.pi..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > On May 7, 5:37 pm, ddf <orat..._at_msn.com> wrote:
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> > > > On May 7, 9:52 am, voivod <francesco.pi..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > > > On May 7, 11:25 am, sybrandb <sybra..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > > > > Ever heard of TNS_ADMIN?
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> > > > > Ok, I have set TNS_ADMIN variable to %ORACLE_HOME%/network/admin, but
> > > > > when I launch "lsnrctl start SE" it still get the wrong listener.ora
> > > > > from the Oracle XE directory.
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> > > > Where IS this 'correct' listener.ora file?  Setting TNS_ADMIN to the
> > > > default location Oracle will search anyway doesn't fix anything; you
> > > > should set TNS_ADMIN to the location where this alternate listener.ora
> > > > file resides.
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> > > > David Fitzjarrell
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> > > Yes sorry, in my previous reply I wrote %ORACLE_HOME% but actually I
> > > have specified the full path of the SE directory
> > > I have the following situation:
> > > XE directory = C:\oraclexe\app\oracle\product\10.2.0\server\
> > > SE directory = C:\oracle\product\10.2.0\db_1\
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> > > - Show quoted text -
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> > Check the registry for a TNS_ADMIN setting which overrides the one
> > you're trying to set at the command prompt.
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> Checked. The value in the registry is correct, as I specified earlier
> I set the environment variable either at session level and at machine
> level and in the windows registry all the two TNS_ADMIN settings point
> to the SE dir
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> > Also check
> > Start->Programs->Oracle Installation Products for a Home Selector; use
> > it to select the SE home and you should be able to start your
> > listener.
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> If I understood correctly you refer to the possibility (inside the
> Oracle Universal Installer) of sorting the ORACLE_HOMEs directories in
> the windows PATH, do you?

You do not understand correctly. I never mentioned the OUI, I mentioned the Oracle Home Selector, under

Start->Programs->Oracle Installation Products-> Oracle Home Selector

Since one of these homes is for a client software installation you will not have access to the Oracle Home Selector.

> If this is the case, I only have two ORACLE_HOMEs, one for the Oracle
> SE (and it's the first in the PATH) and the other for the ODP.Net.
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> Thank you very much!- Hide quoted text -
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Which lsnrctl file is being used, the one from the 'old' installation or the one from the 'new' installation? This sounds more like a path error than an environment error.

David Fitzjarrell Received on Fri May 08 2009 - 07:40:08 CDT

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