Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Forms - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Successful access to the Database from sqlplus from an ORACLE_HOME other than the Forms ORACLE_HOME is possible.
Oracle 11g Forms builder cannot connect to the database.
In Windows "Start" --> go to "Oracle Classic Instance - <Instance Name>" ---> "Developer Tools" - Select "Forms Builder"
In Forms builder, select "File" --> "Connect"
In the connect pop-box, enter the same user name, password and database name which was used previously in sqlplus as follows:
User name: xxxx
Note: The same error occurs when attempting to connect to the DB using the sqlplus from the Forms ORACLE_HOME/bin also.
Installed a new database or this is a new installation of Forms and Reports that has not been configured to connect to a remote DB.
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