EM 12c: Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.4 Cloud Control BIP Fails to Start with Error: The returned message is: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied (Doc ID 2072648.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

12.1.0.4 BIP fails to start with the following session error

E:\Middleware\oms\BIN>emctl start oms -bip_only
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 4
Copyright (c) 1996, 2014 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Starting BI Publisher Server only.
Starting BI Publisher Server ...
BI Publisher Server Could Not Be Started
Check EM Server log file for details.
BI Publisher Server is Down

A .../gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCdomain/servers/BIP/logs/bipublisher.log entry shows:
===================2015-10-21T16:24:58.883-04:00] [BIP] [WARNING] [] [oracle.xdo] [tid: 13] [userId: ] [ecid: 00iWJ_nzHMwFw00Fzzw0w00001FS00002Y,0:1] [APP: bipublisher#11.1.1] [URI: /xmlpserver/servlet/adm/datasource/updateconnection] weblogic.common.resourcepool.ResourceDeadException: 0:[[
Could not connect to 'oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver'.

The returned message is: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

It is likely that the login or password is not valid.
It is also possible that something else is invalid in
the configuration or that the database is not available.
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Cause

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