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.


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:

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


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