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install oracle

Occasional Contributor

install oracle

i have a problem with
./dbstart. i want to install oracle 9 under radhat. i install that but i can`t start the database oracle.
the error is:
ORA-12162: TNS:service name is incorrectly specified

SQL> ORA-12162: TNS:service name is incorrectly specified
Database "" warm started.

Can't find init file for Database "clary".
Database "clary" NOT started.

How can I start the oracle? and how can i make connection from client to my oracle server?
Any suggestions anyone?


Michael Steele_2
Honored Contributor

Re: install oracle

Check your services file for TNS:

tns-server 3308/tcp TNS Server
tns-cml 590/tcp TNS CML
tns-cml 590/udp TNS CML

Here are some guidelines:

The Well Known Ports are those from 0 through 1023.

The Registered Ports are those from 1024 through 49151

The Dynamic and/or Private Ports are those from 49152 through 65535

Here are some guidelines from Red Hat about TNS service:

" need to make sure that the client has the appropriate entries for the datasource in question to your TNS service; generally a tnsnames.ora file..."

Regarding "...Can't find init file for Database "clary"..."

How is /etc/rc.d/init.d/oracle configured? Can you attach?
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Re: install oracle


I can't find the configuration file but I saw it on the website of RedHat. and I copied the content of the script on it.