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ERROR: ORA-01034: ORACLE not available ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not existI need to manually mount and open the database using svrmgrl in order for it to work. Any suggestions on why the mount and open do not happen automatically? I know 8.1.7 is "not supported" on Windows 2003 but I need this for a conversion project. Thanks.
oradim –edit –sidIt is also possible that the service is starting up but not the database. In this case, it is possible that the STARTTYPE was set to SRVC rather than INST. This would start the Windows service but not the database itself. This, too, can be modified with the oradim utility. To see a list of options that can be used with oradim, use the command:
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