Error: ORA-12505, TNS:Listener Does Not Currently Know of SID Given in Connect Descriptor" When Using the P6 EPPM Patch Utility

(Doc ID 2285393.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When running the P6 EPPM Patch Utility to apply a Patch Set update, the following error occurs in the log file and the update fails:

weblogic.application.ModuleException: Listener refused the connection with the following error:[
ORA-12505, TNS:Listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor]

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

  1. Apply a Patch set using the 16.2 Patch Set 8 Patch Utility tool.
  2. During the installation, the update fails.
  3. The reported error is displayed in the log file.

Due to this issue, the P6 EPPM Patch Set update cannot be applied successfully.




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