ORA-12545: func is not used (with sdeversion)

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

When running the SDEVERSION command, this error may appear:

ESRI SDE Server Version Utility Thu Jun 22 08:27:16 200
Error: Underlying DBMS error (-51).
Error: Unable to connect
ORACLE error: code is 12545, func is not used
Error while trying to retrieve text for error ORA-12545


Some environment variables have not been defined.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Set ORACLE_SID to the SID of your Oracle instance.
  2. Set ORACLE_HOME to the installation path of your Oracle instance.
  3. Set SHLIB_PATH on HP-UX, or LIBPATH on IBM AIX systems, or LD_LIBRARY_PATH on other UNIX systems, to include $ORACLE_HOME/lib and $SDEHOME/lib and the system library directories. For example:

    setenv SHLIB_PATH $SDEHOME/lib:$AVHOME/lib:/usr/lib:/lib:$ORACLE_HOME/lib  

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