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ORA-12645 Parameter does not exist, Oracle error code

Translation of the error message from Oracle's support site

ORA-12645: Parameter does not exist.
Cause: A sqlnet.ora parameter from which a value was needed does not exist.
Action: Set the parameter in the parameter file.

Troubleshooting steps to take

Check that the following file is present: C:\Program Files\ora92\network\Admin\sqlnet.ora.
Note, sqlnet0.ora may also be present.

If sqlnet.ora file is not present, re-running the Oracle client installer, from will replace it.

If sqlnet.ora is present, compare that file with sqlnet.ora from known working machine.

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Last Modified:

June 10, 2012

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