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.


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


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


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.


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