The most obvious question: Did you start your database?
Next: supply some info to the list, for both client and server.
Can you login to the database from the server?
Etc, etc, etc. Basic troubleshooting steps.
On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 03:27:51 +0530, Chirag DBA <chiragdba@(protected):
> That is a good link Paul.
: shared memory realm does not exist
> Cause: Unable to locate shared memory realm
> Action: Verify that the realm is accessible
> What does this means? What do they mean by realm?
> How to see that whether it is accessible or not?
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