Data Visualization Desktop (DVD) Connection to SSO Protected OBIEE 12c Fails With 'Failed to save the connection. Invalid connect string / url to external source.'

(Doc ID 2234500.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Visualization Desktop - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are attempting to create a connection from Data Visualization Desktop (DVD) to your OBIEE 12c server (Oracle Applications) which is protected via Single Sign-On (SSO).

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The DVD connection fails with 'Failed to save the connection. Invalid connect string / url to external source.'




Running the diagnostic_dump.cmd, one can see the following errors in the jetty log

 

 

 

 

Cause

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