ORA-12154: TNS:could Not Resolve the Connect Identifier Specified Errors Running Schema Creator for OFSAA 8.0 (Doc ID 2136317.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 8.0.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 8.0.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing - Version 8.0.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management - Version 8.0.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Hedge Management and IFRS Valuations - Version 8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT)
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP)
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management (ALM)

Symptoms

On PFT 8.0.0 when running the schema creator in online mode, the following error is thrown:

ERROR

DB specific Validation Started ...
Enter the DB User Name With SYSDBA Privileges:
mydbauser as sysdba
Enter the User Password:
 ERROR -> ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
DB specific Validation Completed. Status : FAIL
myofsaaserver:/staging/8.0/OFS_PFT_PACK/schema_creator/bin

Confirmed that connect string is correct by checking SQL*Plus login:

sqlplus mydbauser/<password>@ORACLE_SID as sysdba

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Updated the OFS_PFT_SCHEMA_IN.xml with correct JDBC_URL string.
2. Navigate to OFS_PFT_PACK/schema_creator/bin/
2. Launch schema creator:

./osc.sh

3. Entered user with sysdba privileges when prompted:

mydbauser as sysdba

Cause

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