ORA-00118: Only one of PROTOCOL, ADDRESS or DESCRIPTION may be specified

Cause : More than one of PROTOCOL, ADDRESS or DESCRIPTION was specified.

Action - How to fix it : DBA Scripts :: www.high-oracle.com/scripts

Use only one of the attributes: PROTOCOL, ADDRESS or DESCRIPTION to specify the listening address for dispatchers.

update : 26-05-2017
ORA-00118

ORA-00118 - Only one of PROTOCOL, ADDRESS or DESCRIPTION may be specified
ORA-00118 - Only one of PROTOCOL, ADDRESS or DESCRIPTION may be specified

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