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Designer Cannot Connect To The Database After An Install and Error "Workflow history reporting activation check has failed' Occurs (Doc ID 2365080.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2023

Applies to:

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


After a new WebCenter Forms Recognition (WFR) installation, the machine is configured to connect to an existing database schema. When attempting to open Designer and create a new database job in the "Settings" window the following error messages are returned:

Designer cannot instantiate workflow history controller. Please check if your database connection configured correctly.

Workflow history reporting activation check has failed.


Run-time error '-2147467259 (80004005)':

Can't instantiate Batch controller ---> Initialization failed ---> The underlying provider failed on Open. ---> A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider : Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server)




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