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SID and Service Name on Weblogic Server

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My question related to Data Source, when i create new data source on weblogic server version, i have Data Base name as SID not Service Name.
when i put the data Base name as SID the error below appear :

Test failed: Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12505, TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor

My question is weblogic server version take the data base name as SID ? or there are any way to use SID data base user on weblogic server version ?

Now i test the data base name on Jdeveloper Version and create new data base connection as below :
1 - when i choose SID, the error above appear
2 - when i choose Service Name everything working correctly.

Now i need put the user on weblogic server version as SID to be pass and continue working on my project.

  • 1. Re: SID and Service Name on Weblogic Server
    Paul M. Oracle ACE
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    $ oerr ora 12505
    12505, 00000, "TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor"
    // *Cause:  The listener received a request to establish a connection to a
    // database or other service. The connect descriptor received by the listener
    // specified a SID for an instance (usually a database instance) that either
    // has not yet dynamically registered with the listener or has not been
    // statically configured for the listener. This may be a temporary condition
    // such as after the listener has started, but before the database instance
    // has registered with the listener.
    // *Action:
    //  - Wait a moment and try to connect a second time.
    //  - Check which instances are currently known by the listener by executing:
    //    lsnrctl services <listener name>
    //  - Check that the SID parameter in the connect descriptor specifies
    //    an instance known by the listener.
    //  - Check for an event in the listener.log file.
    Please post the connection string you use and, from the database server, the result of "lsnrctl services".


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