HTTP-503 ORA-12705 When Accessing a PL/SQL Procedure via MOD PL/SQL DAD. (Doc ID 1380890.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Portal - Version 10.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 03-Mar-2015

Symptoms

When accessing a PL/SQL procedure via a PORTAL DAD or a generic DAD, the ORA-12705 error is generated in the logs.

PORTAL URL: e.g. http://machine:port/portal/pls/portal/htp.p?cbuf=test
Generic URL: e.g. http://machine:port/pls/mytest/htp.p?cbuf=test

The browser shows error message    'Servlet Error' or HTTP-404 Page not Found.

The Portal application.log shows:

portal: [module=PortalServlet, ecid=1322179209:10.187.81.211:3671:0:23,0] ERROR: Repository Gateway error: Database Error: ORA=12705 ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified
portal: [module=PortalServlet, ecid=1322179209:10.187.81.211:3671:0:23,0] ERROR: oracle.webdb.repository.service.RepositoryServiceException: Unable to obtain Portal Repository version.


Or if General DAD is used , the HTTP_Server error log shows:

[error] [client 10.187.80.157] [ecid: 1322179478:10.187.81.211:4440:0:1,0] mod_plsql: /pls/mytest/htp.p HTTP-503 ORA-12705 ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified\n

Cause

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