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EAL Analytics Link Web Application does not start correctly: EAL.log: "Can't initialize Bridge DB: While trying to look up jdbc/bridgedb in java:comp/env" (Doc ID 1384568.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Essbase Analytics Link for HFM - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The EAL Analytics Link Repository is configured to use the Oracle Database.  The "Essbase Essbase Analytics Link - Web Server" windows service indicates that it started successfully but in fact, EAL Analytics Link does not start completely.  The EAL Web App is unable to connect to the EAL repository database.

Yoy may find the following error messages in the EAL start up logs.

EAL Stdout.log:

<Warning> <JDBC> <BEA-001129> <Received exception while creating connection for pool "EAL Repository": Listener refused the connection with the following error:
ORA-12505, TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor


Can't initialize Bridge DB: While trying to look up jdbc/bridgedb in java:comp/env.



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