Sometimes You can get “ORA-12571: TNS:packet writer failure ” error.
Details of error are as follows.
ORA-12571: TNS:packet writer failure
This error may be related with the NLS_NCHAR_CHARACTERSET option is set to AL16UTF16.
To solve this error, Change the NLS_NCHAR_CHARACTERSET to UTF8.
Or This error may be related with the Firewall settings.
To solve this error, Disable the firewall in Windows or Linux reading the following post.
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