OBIEE 11g: Error: "[nQSError: 43059] Init Block ..Dynamic refresh of repository scope variables has failed. Oracle Error code: 1017, message: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied" (Doc ID 1470423.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Dec-2013***

Symptoms

You are using OBIEE 11.1.1.6.0 and find the folloingw error message related to initialization blocks, in the nqserver.log file:

[2012-06-18T01:00:00.000+00:00] [OracleBIServerComponent] [ERROR:1] [] [] [ecid: 004kcFH^2Uf7u19TZe5Egb0006vS000000] [tid: 44f21940] [nQSError: 43059] Init block 'LATEST_ARCHIVED_FCST_DT': Dynamic refresh of repository scope variables has failed.
[2012-06-18T01:00:00.000+00:00] [OracleBIServerComponent] [ERROR:1] [] [] [ecid: 004kcFH^2Uf7u19TZe5Egb0006vS000000] [tid: 44f21940] [nQSError: 17014] Could not connect to Oracle database. [[
[nQSError: 17001] Oracle Error code: 1017, message: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
at OCI call OCILogon.

However, when you connect to the repository in online mode and you test the initialization block, it works fine. If you go to Manage-Sessions, the variable associated to the initialization block is correct.

Cause

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