Error: "Failed to save the connection. Invalid connect string / url to external source" When Connecting Data Visualization Desktop (DVD) To Your Primavera Analytics Cloud Offering
(Doc ID 2425075.1)
Last updated on JULY 19, 2018
Applies to:Primavera Analytics Cloud Service - Version 18.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When attempting to create a connection from Data Visualization Desktop (DVD) to the Primavera Analytics offering, the following error occurs:
Failed to save the connection. Invalid connect string / url to external source.
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
- Open Oracle Data Visualization Desktop
- Click Create > Connection > Oracle Application
- Fill in required fields for connecting to your Analytics cloud offering
- Click Save
- Note the failure which occurs
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