Creating A New Repository Fails With "the connection has failed [NQSError 17014] Could not Connect to the Oracle Database. [NQSError 17014] Oracle Error code 12170, ORA-12170: at OCI call OCIServerAttach"

(Doc ID 2129648.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.0.0 to 12.2.1.0.0 [Release 12g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Steps to reproduce issue

 The BI Administration Tool will pause (spinning cursor) for a while and come back with an  error message similar to



"the connection has failed [NQSError 17014] Could not Connect to the Oracle Database. [NQSError 17014] Oracle Error code 12170, ORA-12170: at OCI call OCIServerAttach"  or "No ODBC system datasource is defined for Oracle BI Server. Please set it up first", depending on your connection type."

 

Changes

 New Installation of OBIEE 12.2.1 Client on Windows

Cause

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