Aha, so another error..
check if any alaises defined on the machine..
Check this file
Oracle\ Ora81\ Network\ Admin\ Tnsnames.ora and a .world would be appended to it...
See if the env var is local.
Check you sqlnet.log in the log directory of the network folder..
my error stack says this(for instance)...
Fatal NI connect error 12640, connecting to:
TNS for 32-bit Windows: Version 188.8.131.52.0 - Production
Oracle Bequeath NT Protocol Adapter for 32-bit Windows: Version 184.108.40.206.0 - Production
Time: 29-SEP-2003 23:11:01
Tracing not turned on.
Tns error struct:
nr err code: 0
ns main err code: 12640
TNS-12640: Authentication adapter initialization failed
ns secondary err code: 0
nt main err code: 0
nt secondary err code: 0
nt OS err code: 0
Did you try to use the net8 connection test, thru the net8 utility? Try recomfiguring the net8 configuration and test again.
Last edited by Tarry; 09-30-2003 at 05:21 PM.
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Thank you for your help.
The problem was terminal services. I got local access to the box and was able to use the new password from the newly gen'ed password file.
I immediately reset system and sys to something reasonable.
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