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2211262 - Oracle Listener cannot be started

Symptom

Oracle listener cannot be started. When you try to do it manually, it throws the error bellow:

<hostname>:<sid>adm $ lsnrctl start [LISTENER_NAME]
LSNRCTL for <OS>: Version 12.1.0.2.0 - Production on 30-AUG-2012 18:06:43
 
Copyright (c) 1991, 2014, Oracle.  All rights reserved.
 
Starting /oracle/<SID>/121/bin/tnslsnr: please wait...
 
TNSLSNR for <OS>: Version 12.1.0.2.0 - Production
System parameter file is /oracle/<SID>/121/network/admin/listener.ora
Log messages written to /oracle/<SID>/121/network/log/listener.log
Error listening on: (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=IPC)(KEY=<SID>.WORLD))
TNS-12555: TNS:permission denied
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
  TNS-00525: Insufficient privilege for operation
   <OS> Error: 1: Not owner


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Environment

  • Any SAP System
  • Oracle database as of 10.2
  • Linux or Unix OS

Product

SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Keywords

oracle lsnrctl tnslsnr swpm sapinst hpux hp-ux linux redhad red hat rhel solaris aix suse sles enterprise server oel installation upgrade , KBA , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , BC-INS-UNX , Installation Unix , Problem

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