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Tns-12560: Tns Protocol Adapter Error

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HI Hello,

I'm new to linux platform. I have installed oracle xe server in Fedora core 4. The installation is gone smoothly and it is working in that machine.

I want to connect oracle client(9i) which is running in the windows xp.
I have added a oracle service using the net manager to the database(XE) running in the linux server.

But when i trying to connect to that DB it shows TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error.

I give the ping command to that linux server, It gone smoothly


Pinging with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64

Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms

When i give the tnsping to that database it shows the same error message:

C:\>tnsping xe

TNS Ping Utility for 32-bit Windows: Version - Production on 05-JUL-20
07 11:39:59

Copyright (c) 1997 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.

Used parameter files:

Used TNSNAMES adapter to resolve the alias
NAME = xe)))
TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error

Could u pls help me to solve this problem?
Suggestions are Welcome.
Jul 5 '07 #1
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