Error 'ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress' When Connecting P6 Professional Standalone Using Oracle XE (Doc ID 1115709.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to connect P6 Professional to an Oracle XE database, after entering the login credentials, you receive a prompt which states "Unable to connect to the database.  Do you want to configure a database connection now?".  After attempting to configure the database connection, the following error occurs on the database configuration wizard connection status screen:

ERROR
-----------------------
Bad public user name or password. Database Server Error: ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress;

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms