Configuring Database Failed With Error "Unable to Resolve Privileged Username and Password Listener Refused the Connection With the Following Error: ORA-12518, TNS:listener Could Not Hand Off Client Connection"

(Doc ID 2156889.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to configure the P6 database connection, the following error occur:

ERROR
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Unable to resolve privileged username and password Listener refused the connection with the following error: ORA-12518, TNS:listener could not hand off client connection.

STEPS
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1. Run dbconfigpv to configure P6 database connection

2. Observe reported error

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot configure the database connection successfully.

Cause

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