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Error 'ORA-12505 - TNS:Listener Does Not Currently Know of SID Given in Connect Descriptor' When Running the P6 EPPM Patch Utility (Doc ID 2285393.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

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

weblogic.application.ModuleException: oracle.net.ns.NetException: 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.

Cause

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