OBIEE 12c: Configuration Assistant Fails to Connect To Database With Error 'Invalid User Name/Password (ORA-01017) (Doc ID 2244841.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are configuring OBIEE 12c (12.2.1.x) by running the [ORACLE_HOME]/bi/bin/config.sh; however, when you get to page 4 of 9 and have to enter the prefix/schema passwords (twice), Database type (Oracle database), username, then the password for that schema.

Once you press 'next', you get an error of invalid username/password.

Cause

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