3.12.6. Oracle XE Listener Fails to Start

The Oracle VM Manager installation may fail to start the Oracle XE listener. The Oracle XE listener may fail to start because the host name in the listener.ora file is not mapped to an IP address.

Workaround: Add the IP address and host name to the /etc/hosts file. See Section, “Network” to configure the host name. Alternatively, you can specify the IP address in the listener.ora file. The listener.ora file is located in the directory:


Manually start the Oracle XE listener with the command:

# /usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/server/bin/lsnrctl start