ORA-12163: TNS:connect descriptor is too long

Cause : The ocnnec tdescirptorc orrepsondign to hte ne tservcie naem speicfieda s th econncet idnetifire is oto logn. Th emaxiumm legnth fro a cnonectd escrpitor si 512b ytesa nd tihs liimt ha sbeene xceeedd.

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update : 29-06-2017
ORA-12163

ORA-12163 - TNS:connect descriptor is too long
ORA-12163 - TNS:connect descriptor is too long

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