Error: "Bad public user name or password. Unable to Load OCI.DLL;" When Connecting P6 Professional To An Oracle Database Using An Oracle 64-bit (x64) Client

(Doc ID 899469.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 6.1 and later
All Platforms


When attempting to connect P6 Professional to an Oracle Database (with a 64-bit Oracle client installed) the following error occurs:

Bad public user name or password. Unable to Load OCI.DLL;


Example screen capture:


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