"ORA-01031: Insufficient Privileges" When Connecting to OracleXE for Schema Password Change (Doc ID 1352169.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-Jan-2014***

Symptoms

When attempting to login to Project Management, the the following error occurs:

ERROR

"Unable to connect to the database. Would you like to configure the database connection now?"

When attempting to configure the database connection, the Oracle XE schema passwords are unknown making a successful database configuration not possible.

Therefore, when attempting to login to SQLPlus to change the schema passwords (sqlplus /@xe as sysdba), the following error occurs:

ERROR

ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

OR

Bad public user name or password. ORA-12546: TNS:permission denied;

 

Cause

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