TNS-01101: Could not find service name string


Sometimes You can get “TNS-01101: Could not find service name string ” error.


Details of error are as follows.

TNS-01101: Could not find service name string
Cause: The ervice name could not be resolved by name-lookup.
Action: Verify that the listener name or service name specified to LSNRCTL has the correct name and address defined in
TNS-01101: Could not find service name LISTENER_SCAN1



To solve this error, Set your environment to the Grid Infrastructure home. Please check environment variable ORACLE_HOME setting:

env | grep ORACLE_HOME


It should be set to the same as Grid Infrastructure ORACLE_HOME (or the $GRID_HOME)



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