This article explains the steps for creating a listener using NETCA GUI utility.

NOTE – > utility need to execute from XMANAGER/XSHELL(From where we can call GUI),Just like DBCA or DBUA utility.

1. Set appropriate ORACLE_HOME as per requirement( EITHER GRID HOME OR ORACLE DB BINARY HOME)

export ORACLE_HOME=/oracle/app/oracle/product/12.2.0/dbhome_3


2. execute NETCA





Make sure the port number not used on that server.




The listener got created.

Check the status:

It shows listener supports no services, because no database has registered with this listener.

Follow below steps for registering the listener port with the database .

1. Add the entry in tnsnames.ora file of the binary.

2. Set local_listener parameter and register.

3. Check the listener status again:

We can see that the service is available now.:)