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OBIEE 12c: "RPD password is wrong" Error When Trying To Upload RPD (Doc ID 2216984.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 01, 2021

Applies to:

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


On Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 12c,

The below error occurs while uploading RPD in the OBIEE 12c environment, even though the RPD password is correct and can be opened with the same password in offline mode.

[nQSError: 13042] Repository password is wrong


Copied from OBIEE 11g environment and upgraded 11g RPD to 12c using OBIEE 12c Administration tool, then uploading the RPD in OBIEE 12c environment.

Note: The correct and proper method to migrate a repository from 11g to 12c is to use the documented process:  About the Oracle Business Intelligence Migration Process



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