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User is Seeing Error "ORA-12154: TNS: could not resolve the connect identifier specified appears." when Loading the Project File in WFR Verifier (Doc ID 2515381.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition - Version and later
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When users attempt to open the project file in the Verifier Client, the below error occurs:

ORA-12154: TNS: could not resolve the connect identifier specified appears.

The same machine is able to communicate with the database using SQLPlus.

Below is the error from the log:

1|1|15:26:49.474|LErr:2|hRes:0|.\SCBCdrAuthenticationSettings.cpp|Tue Jul 22 17:05:52 2014|1357||Password file opening did not succeed|||

0|0|15:26:50.354|LErr:0|hRes:0|include\dNET_Include_DAL.h|Tue Jul 22 17:06:20 2014|81||Brainware.System.DAL.DAException ---> System.Data.EntityException: The underlying provider failed on Open. ---> System.Data.OracleClient.OracleException: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

at System.Data.OracleClient.OracleException.Check(OciErrorHandle errorHandle, Int32 rc)

at System.Data.OracleClient.OracleInternalConnection.OpenOnLocalTransaction(String userName, String password, String serverName, Boolean integratedSecurity, Boolean unicode, Boolean omitOracleConnectionName)


The Database location was changed from locally hosted to a Cloud hosted Database.


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