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Why won't TNS listener connect with Oracle Database 11g 32-bit?

I successfully installed both Oracle Database 11g 64-bit and 32-bit on the same server machine. I can log in to both 64-bit and 32-bit instances directly. However, when going through TNS listener, only 64-bit works, as shown below:

  1. Sqlplus system/password@orc11g64: working
  2. Sqlplus system/password@orac11g32: ORA-12541 TNS:no listener

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I've done the following changes, to no avail:

  1. Change local_listener of 32-bit instance to default name LISTENER by: Alter system set local_listener=’’ 
  2. Change 32-bit instance listener.ora port to 1521

What do I need to do to make 32-bit Oracle 11g work with 64-bit TNS listener?

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> ORA-12541 TNS:no listener

I'm not sure what the Transparent Network Substrate (TNS) definition for orac11g32 is, but the definition is pointing to a server that is not running any listener on that port. The session isn't yet to the point where it determines where the listener is. Verify that the TNS alias is pointing to a valid server with a listener on that port.

This was first published in September 2012

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