Connection with EZCONNECT does not work with Forms 12C

(Doc ID 2308051.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 12.2.1.0.0 to 12.2.1.3.0 [Release 12c to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 When using the EZCONNECT or the HOSTNAME naming adapter to connect to Forms 12C, a blank error pop-up is displayed and the connection fails. The problem did not occur in earlier versions.

The standard notation for EZCONNECT follows this convention:

username/password@hostname:port/service_name

Cause

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