After Cloning Oracle Applications And Resetting APPS Password, Discoverer 10g/11g Fails With Error: Unable To Connect To Oracle Applications Database (afscpgcs) (Doc ID 788706.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 10.1.2.1 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release 10.1.2 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on december 21, 2015***

Symptoms

After successfully cloning an Oracle Applications E-Business Suite instance and changing "APPS" user password, connections to Discoverer fail with error:


"Error:
A connection error has occurred.
- OracleBI Discoverer was unable to authenticate using the password provided. This can happen due
to an invalid password or because the password was lost while using back, forward, or refresh in your browser. Please enter the password again to continue.
- Failed to connect to database - Unable to connect to Oracle Applications database (afscpgcs)".

Changes

New instance which includes Discoverer EUL is a recently cloned Oracle Applications instance.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms