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ORA-12532 TNS: INVALID ARGUMENT

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What are the possible problem/solutions for this error?
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Question by:brasl
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by:riazpk
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Turn on the tracing of listener and re-execute the operation. Then see the error message in listener.log
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by:Danielzt
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Error:      ORA-12532 / TNS-12532
Text:      TNS:invalid argument
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Cause:      An internal function received an invalid parameter.  Action:      
Not normally visible to the user. For further details, turn on tracing        
and reexecute the operation.
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by:brasl
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This one was puzzling.  I could connect from the client with SQL*plus.  Forms wouldn't connect.  I removed all Oracle products and reinstalled.  Same problem.  I discovered that the user had installed McAfee Firewall. The Oracle Forms Runtime came up like it wanted to access the Internet. The user was paranoid and BLOCKED all access to the Forms Runtime module.  I changed the access to PERMIT and problem solved.

Thanks for your help.
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