Error Running Forms Recognition Tools when Using Encrypted Passwords on Oracle Database "ORA-01005: null password given; logon denied" (Doc ID 2069853.1)

Last updated on MARCH 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to launch Forms Recognition tools configured to use an encrypted Oracle Database password in the "*.exe.config" file, users are receiving an error.  In Designer, the error appears as:

Brainware.Ssytem.DAL.DAException --> The underlying provider failed on Open.
ORA-01005: null password given: logon denied

 In the Workdoc Browser, the error appears as:

An error occurred!(ShowJobList)
Error number: -2147467259
Source: CdrDB
Description: Can't instantiate Batch controller ---> Initialization failed ---> The underlying provider failed on Open. ---> ORA-01005: null password given; logon denied

 

Cause

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