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2211262 - Oracle Listener cannot be started


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 - 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 - 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



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


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