OWB 11g Connection To Non-Oracle Database Fails with ORA-28500 and [A034] The parameter '' is not allowed here (Doc ID 1136024.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Creation and test of a new OWB 11g non-Oracle Location defined with Connection Type SQL*NET Connection fails with:

ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[Generic Connectivity Using ODBC][A034] The parameter '' is not allowed here.
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[Generic Connectivity Using ODBC][A034] The parameter '' is not allowed here.
ORA-02063: preceding 5 lines from OWB_468

Cause

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