Error: "Bad public user name or password. Unable to Load OCI.DLL;" When Using P6 Professional Release 15.2 or Later
Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2018
Applies to:Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 184.108.40.206 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When attempting to configure the P6 database alias to an Oracle Database using P6 Professional 64-bit, the following error occurs when validating the connection:
Bad public user name or password. Unable to Load OCI.DLL;
The following environmental changes can occur to trigger this issue:
- An upgrade from a previous version of P6 Professional which was 32 bit configured to utilize a 32 bit Oracle Client.
- A new install of the 64 bit P6 Professional 15.2 or later with an existing 32 bit Oracle Client installed.
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