OBIEE 11g - RPD Database Connection Error "Internal Error - Unable To Initialize NLS During Driver Load When Importing Table Into Repository" (Doc ID 2096205.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.151020 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OBIEE RPD Database connection error

When trying to import a table from RPD, running into the following Oracle ODBC Driver error. "Internal Error - Unable To Initialize NLS During Driver Load When Importing Table Into Repository" and then Admin tool crashes. The ODBC System Data Source works fine when tested from ODBC Data Sources. But when trying to connect to the same System DSN from RPD the above Oracle ODBC Driver is raised.

Cause

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