Error "ORA-12560: TNS: PROTOCOL ADAPTER ERROR" Connecting To An Oracle XE Database (Doc ID 1353934.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 6.2 and later
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 6.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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

ERROR 1: Could not connect to database. Would you like to configure your database now?

When you try to configure the database alias, the root error is:

ERROR 2: ORA-12560: tns: protocol adapter error:


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