RE: adapters showing no protocols enabled SOLUTION

  • From: "John Hallas" <john.hallas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 16:35:26 -0000

Riyaj Shamsudeen was very helpful and enabled me to find and resolve the


He suggested I checked DNS lookups and from that I discovered that the
nisplus service on the server was disabled. I could not enable because
the keyserv service was not running. Having fixed that nisplus started
and the listener fired up straightaway (instead of hanging until timing


I am stil unsure as to why I see no valid output from adapters on that
server and I do on some other servers (but no all)


Thanks list and Riyaj especially.





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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Hallas
Sent: 08 November 2007 14:49
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Subject: adapters showing no protocols enabled


Oracle on Solaris X86


Installed Oracle and non DBA group users cannot use sqlplus imp exp etc.
Patch 4516865 for fixing incorrect Oracle permissions after install is
available but not for X86 chipset.


I got the utilities working by chmod -R 755 from O_H down then relinked.
Lsnrctl worked prior to that but it is not working now. 


Lsnrctl start gives


Connecting to

TNS-12547: TNS:lost contact

 TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error

  TNS-00517: Lost contact

   Solaris Error: 131: Connection reset by peer

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