OBIEE 11g: Error: "Error Code: OPR4ONWY:U9IM8TAC:OI2DL65P ... ORA-12154: TNS Could Not Resolve The Connect Identifier Specified" When Trying to Connect to Analytics (Doc ID 1468872.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

***Checked for currency 3-20-16 ***

Symptoms

When trying to connect in OBIEE Answers after configuring the Connection Pool -> Data Source Name with only the net service name and not the full connect string, the following error is encountered:

Error
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Odbc driver returned an error (SQLExecDirectW).
Error Details
Error Code: OPR4ONWY:U9IM8TAC:OI2DL65P

State: HY000. Code: 10058. [NQODBC] [SQL_STATE: HY000] nQSError: 10058] A general error has occurred. [nQSError:
43113] [Messgage returned from OBIS. [nQSError: 17001] Oracle error code: 12154, message: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve
the connect identifier specified at OCI call OCIServerAttach. [nQSError: 17014] Could not connect to Oracle database. (HY000)

Cause

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