Error: "Database Server Error: ORA-12518: TNS:Listener Could Not Hand Off Client Connection" When Testing P6 Professional Connection To An Oracle Database (Doc ID 1314951.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

The Database Configuration utility returns the following error when testing connection to an Oracle Database for P6 Professional:

ERROR

Bad public user name or password. Database Server Error: ORA-12518: TNS:listener could not hand off client connection

Changes

The operating system may have shutdown or terminated unexpectedly.

The user has closed the laptop putting it in a hibernation mode while P6 is running.

Cause

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