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.
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, chris
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