Oidpasswd Fails with "[gsldpp_GetDBInstName] ORA-942 ORA-00942: table or view does not exist" (Doc ID 2014264.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempting to use oidpasswd causes the following failure:


/ora/mw_idm_int/Oracle_IDM/ldap/bin/oidpasswd connect=OIDDB create_wallet=true
  password:
confirm password:
[gsldpp_GetDBInstName] ORA-942 ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
encountered
gsldpwdcPwdChang: Get SID from DB failed .
Unable to Connect to Database: Incorrect location for tnsnames.ora (derived from ORACLE_INSTANCE) or Incorrect TNS Connect string or Invalid Password

OR

 /ora/mw_idm_int/Oracle_IDM/ldap/bin/oidpasswd connect=OIDDB change_oiddb_pwd=true
current password:
   new password:
confirm password:
[gsldpp_GetDBInstName] ORA-942 ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
encountered
gsldpwdcPwdChang: Get SID from DB failed .
Unable to Connect to Database: Incorrect location for tnsnames.ora (derived from ORACLE_INSTANCE) or Incorrect TNS Connect string or Invalid Password

 

 

Testing query as ODS results in the following:

SQL> SELECT instance_name FROM v$instance WHERE   instance_number IN (SELECT MIN(instance_number) FROM v$instance)
 2  ;
SELECT instance_name FROM v$instance WHERE   instance_number IN (SELECT MIN(instance_number) FROM v$instance)
                         *
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist


Cause

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