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

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

Applies to:

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


You are configuring OBIEE 12c (12.2.1.x) by running the [ORACLE_HOME]/bi/bin/; 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 and the message 'Enter a valid user name with DBA privileges'.

You confirmed that the username and password you are providing are correct.

The installXXXX-XX-XX_XX-xxPM.log is showing:




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