Reports on Windows Ignores TNS_ADMIN Value if set other than ORACLE_INSTANCE\config (Doc ID 968649.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 30, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 11.1 to 11.1 [Release 11g]
Generic Windows

Symptoms

On : 11.1.1.1.0 version, reports
OS: Windows

When attempting to Configure TNS_ADMIN other than ORACLE_INSTANCE\config directory the following error occurs.

Error:

REP-501 UNABLE TO CONNECT TO SPECIFIED DATABASE
ORA-12154 TNS:COULD NOT RESOLVE THE CONNECT IDENTIFIER SPECIFIED

- On the same instance sqlplus or Forms works fine. Problem only with reports.

Cause

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