P6 Standalone Environment Using XE Database Error "ORA-12545 Connect failed because target host or object does not exist"

(Doc ID 1196729.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

The following error is encountered when attempting to access the Oracle XE database via Project Management on a standalone installation:
"ORA-12545 - Connection failed because target host or object does not exist"

The oracle listener (OracleTNSListener) starts and stops and yields the following exception:
"Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do"

Changes

 

Cause

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