2588918 - SWPM fails with ORA-12537: TNS:connection closed | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2588918 - SWPM fails with ORA-12537: TNS:connection closed


  • You are executing an installation with SWPM and it fails with TNS-12537 errors:

ORA-12537: TNS:connection closed

  • You have previously migrated the software owner to 'oracle' from 'ora<sid>'. Oracle software owner is now 'oracle' user.
  • During the installation, the ownership of the ORACLE_HOME directory have changed from 'oracle' user to the user 'ora<sid>'.
  • The home directory of the user 'ora<sid>' is set to the ORACLE_HOME directory.



  • Oracle database
  • SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver


SAP NetWeaver all versions


upgrade, install, orasid, TNS, 12537, listener, oraclehome, oracle, home, dir , KBA , BC-DB-ORA-SYS , Database Interface / DBMS for Oracle , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , Problem

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