REP-501 Error When Connecting to Oracle Reports Using Externally Authorized User
(Doc ID 162457.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Reports Developer - Version 6.0.8 to 18.104.22.168.0 [Release 6.0.8 to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Running any report fails with the following error when connecting to Oracle Reports using Externally Authorized User (OPS$ user):
REP-501: Unable to connect to the specified database.
This is a feature of the Oracle database and TNS. Database is configured for remote authentication (OPS$) by setting the following INIT.ORA parameter:
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