Unable to Connect to ODI 12c Repository with UnknownHostException: "ODI-10182: Uncategorized exception during repository access" (Doc ID 2305745.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Connecting to an Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 12c Repository from Studio results in an UnknownHostException at the end of a stack trace related to the connection:

oracle.odi.core.config.WorkRepositoryResourceFailureException: ODI-10182: Uncategorized exception during repository access.
Could not get JDBC Connection; nested exception is java.sql.SQLException: Exception occurred while getting connection: oracle.ucp.UniversalConnectionPoolException: Cannot get Connection from Datasource: java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection
Caused by: org.springframework.jdbc.CannotGetJdbcConnectionException: Could not get JDBC Connection; nested exception is java.sql.SQLException: Exception occurred while getting connection: oracle.ucp.UniversalConnectionPoolException: Cannot get Connection from Datasource: java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection
Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: Exception occurred while getting connection: oracle.ucp.UniversalConnectionPoolException: Cannot get Connection from Datasource: java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection
Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: Exception occurred while getting connection: oracle.ucp.UniversalConnectionPoolException: Cannot get Connection from Datasource: java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection
Caused by: oracle.ucp.UniversalConnectionPoolException: Cannot get Connection from Datasource: java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection
Caused by: java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection
Caused by: oracle.net.ns.NetException: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection
Caused by: java.net.UnknownHostException: dbserver-scan

 The same ODI Repository can be connected to successfully using SQL Developer with no problems.

Cause

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