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Error: 'Bad Public User Name Or Password. Database Server Error: Cannot Find OCI DLL: Oci.Dll;' When Connecting P6 To The Database (Doc ID 913053.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 5.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 5.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

When attempting to connect P6 Professional (Project Management client application) to an Oracle database using the database configuration wizard, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Bad public user name or password. Database Server Error: Cannot find OCI DLL: oci.dll;

Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
Cause
Solution
 If an Oracle Client is not installed:
 If an Oracle Client is installed, but Project Management cannot find the required drivers:
 If an x64 Oracle Client was installed:
 If a valid Oracle Client is installed, but permissions on the OCI.DLL are not correct:
 If an ORACLE_HOME environment variable is not set:

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