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'Io exception: NL Exception was generated' running IRCA (Doc ID 580448.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 20, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager 10g - Version and later
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Trying to install SOA Suite and failing at the IRCA stage.

Run IRCA to populate the SOA Suite schemas, prior to running the OUI to install the product, which returns the following error once a valid SYS password has been provided;

Integration Repository Creation Assistant (IRCA)
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Enter database "host port serviceName" [localhost 1521 orcl]: "<host.domain> <port> <sid>"
Enter sys password:
Running IRCA for all product(s):
connection=""<host.domain> <port> <sid>"", , orabpelUser=ORABPEL, esbUser=ORAESB, orawsmUser=ORAWSM

ERROR: Failed to establish database connection due to the following error:
Io exception: NL Exception was generated
Please check your connection parameters and try again.


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