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"Database Connection Failed: ORA-12541 TNS: No Listener" error message when opening Empower - WKB9554

Article number: 9554

SYMPTOMS

  • Database Connection Failed: ORA-12541 TNS: No Listener error message when opening Empower.                                                                                                            

Database Connection Failed ORA-12541.png

  • Restarting the PC does not resolve the issue.

ENVIRONMENT

  • Empower 3 Personal

CAUSE

TNS Listener was not started.

FIX or WORKAROUND

Start the Oracle Empower TNS Listener. To do this:

  1. Go to Start, right-click Computer and click Manage.
  2. Click Services and Applications > Click Services.
  3. Right-click Oracle Empower TNS Listener > Start.                                                                                                                                                                                               OracleEmpowerOracle12cTNSListener.png
  4. Log into Empower.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If the user does not have Windows admin permissions, have the user cold boot the computer instead of restarting it.

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