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TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
Backtrace message unwound by exceptions
invalid identifier
PL/SQL compilation error
internal error
missing expression
table or view does not exist
end-of-file on communication channel
TNS:listener unknown in connect descriptor
insufficient privileges
PL/SQL: numeric or value error string
TNS:protocol adapter error
ORACLE not available
target host or object does not exist
invalid number
unable to allocate string bytes of shared memory
resource busy and acquire with NOWAIT specified
error occurred at recursive SQL level string
ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress
archiver error. Connect internal only, until freed
snapshot too old
unable to extend temp segment by string in tablespace
Credential retrieval failed
missing or invalid option
invalid username/password; logon denied
unable to create INITIAL extent for segment
out of process memory when trying to allocate string bytes
shared memory realm does not exist
cannot insert NULL
TNS:unable to connect to destination
remote database not found ora-02019
exception encountered: core dump
inconsistent datatypes
no data found
TNS:operation timed out
PL/SQL: could not find program
existing state of packages has been discarded
maximum number of processes exceeded
error signaled in parallel query server
ORACLE instance terminated. Disconnection forced
TNS:packet writer failure
see ORA-12699
missing right parenthesis
name is already used by an existing object
cannot identify/lock data file
invalid file operation
quoted string not properly terminated

Re: 8i on windows 2000 installation (legacy app)

Hemant K Chitale



If you are using Windows Terminal Server (Remote Desktop) see Note 77627.1,
the section titled "Unsupported 8.1.7 Oracle Products under Windows
2000 Terminal Services"

You must run dbca from the Console.


At 11:01 PM Thursday, Stephens, Chris wrote:
>I have been asked to port an 8i database from solaris to windows
>2000. When trying to install the software and seed database, the
>install hangs on the net configuration assistant piece. ....and when
>I say hang i mean it just sits there (overnight!).
>I found a bug on metalink with the installer on p4 machines. this
>is a p3 but i downloaded the new installer and followed the
>instructions on installing the software but still have the
>problem. If i cancel the installation and launch dbca to create the
>database, every time time it fails with 'ORA-12560: TNS:protocol
>adapter error'.
>any clue what could be happening?
>gee i wish i wasn't stuck supporting unsupported software,
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