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Error: "Bad Private User Name or Password. Check the Public Group ID. Database Server Error: ORA-01005; Null Password Given; Logon Denied;" While Testing P6 Professional Connection To An Oracle Database (Doc ID 1343884.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 10-Jun-2013***

Symptoms

When attempting to login to P6 Project Management, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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'Unable to connect to database. Would you like to configure database connections now?'

After selecting 'Yes', and when configuring the database connection, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Bad private user name or password. Check the public group ID. Database Server Error: ORA-01005; null password given; logon denied;

Cause

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