Error seen in the DRM Migration Utility after Upgrade from 11.1.2.2.000 to 11.1.2.2.308: The server returned an error: DRM-79793: Encryption error: Configuration file encryption is not valid for this machine (Doc ID 1641057.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Data Relationship Management - Version 11.1.2.2.308 to 11.1.2.2.308 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. After providing the connection information and clicking next the page waits for some time and then comes back with the following error:

There was an unexpected error trying to process your request:

The server returned an error: DRM-79793: Encryption error: Configuration file encryption is not valid for this machine.

2. A warning from Oracle DRM Engine Process will also be seen in the Windows application event log similar to this:

DRM-79793: Encryption error: Configuration file encryption is not valid for this machine.
   at Oracle.Drm.Configuration.InstanceEncryptor.Decrypt(String encryptedText)
   at Oracle.Drm.ExternalConnections.Connection.Assign(ConnectionRecord sourceRecord)
   at Oracle.Drm.ExternalConnections.DatabaseTableConnection.Assign(ConnectionRecord sourceRecord)
   at Oracle.Drm.ExternalConnections.ConnectionManager.<GetConnections>b__0(ConnectionRecord rec)
   at System.Linq.Enumerable.<>c__DisplayClass12`3.<CombineSelectors>b__11(TSource x)
   at System.Linq.Enumerable.WhereSelectEnumerableIterator`2.MoveNext()
   at System.Linq.Enumerable.WhereEnumerableIterator`1.MoveNext()
   at System.Linq.Enumerable.SingleOrDefault[TSource](IEnumerable`1 source)
   at Oracle.Drm.MigrationManager.LoadManager.<>c__DisplayClass7.<ValidateImport>b__0(DrmBaseObject obj)
   at System.Collections.Generic.List`1.ForEach(Action`1 action)
   at Oracle.Drm.MigrationManager.LoadManager.ValidateImport(List`1 objects, Dictionary`2 wellKnownObjects, InternalConnection conn)
   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
   at Oracle.Drm.MigrationManager.LoadManager.ValidateImport(List`1 objects, Dictionary`2 wellKnownObjects, InternalConnection conn)
   at Oracle.Drm.MigrationManager.MigrationManager.Oracle.Drm.Engine.Core.IMigrationMgrShell.ValidateLoad(IEnumerable`1 fileObjects)
   at Oracle.Drm.Engine.EngineShell.<>c__DisplayClassb4.<ValidateLoad>b__b3()
   at Oracle.Drm.Engine.Core.ReaderWriterLockSlimExtensions.ReadLock[T](ReaderWriterLockSlim rwLock, Func`1 func)
   at Oracle.Drm.Engine.GateKeeper.Execute[T](LockType lockType, String session, Permission minimumPermission, Func`1 func, Boolean processQueue)
   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---

3. You can still start the DRM service and log on to the DRM web client.

4. When accessing the external connections in the DRM web client or trying to save a new database external connection the same DRM-79793: Encryption error: Configuration file encryption is not valid for this machine error is seen in the DRM web client.

Changes

The DRM 11.1.2.2.308 patch has been applied to a previously unpatched 11.1.2.2.000 system which was working before.

Cause

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