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OBIEE 12c: ORA-12154 Error While Importing Metadata From an Oracle Database (Doc ID 2119009.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2023

Applies to:

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


You have installed the Administration Tool, when attempting to import the metadata from an Oracle data source the following error occurs.

The connection has failed
[nQSError: 17014] Could not connect to Oracle database
[nQSError: 17001] Oracle Error code: 12154, message: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified at OCI call OCIServerAttach.


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