API5022 on OWB Design Center Connection With Net Service Name and TNS_ADMIN (Doc ID 1365409.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 10.2 to 11.2 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance on 21-Jun-2013 ***

Symptoms

Connection to the OWB Design Center using a Net Service Name fails with :

API5022 : cannot connect to the specified repository.


The Net Service Name is defined in the tnsnames.ora file located in the directory given by the environment variable TNS_ADMIN.

Also trying to change the value of following variable in setowbenv.bat or setowbenv.sh does not work and is ignored:  -Doracle.net.tns_admin 

 

Cause

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