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ORA-09914:

Unable to open the ORACLE password file.
Cause: ORACLE could not open the password file for reading.
Action: Check the UNIX error number. If the error number indicates that the file does not exist, have the database administrator create the file by running orapasswd. If the error number indicates insufficient permissions, ask the database administrator to change the permissions. Otherwise, contact ORACLE customer support.