ORA-12154 When Using Long SQLNET Alias in DBQ Property of ODBC Connection String or TNS Service Name of DSN
(Doc ID 1340407.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2019
Applies to:Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 12-Aug-2016***
Using a long SQLNET Alias in the DBQ property of your ODBC connection string for a DSN-LESS ODBC Connection fails with:
ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
Here is an example of the connection string :
Please note trying to use the fully qualified connection string in the DSN setup option TNS Service Name will also result in the Ora-12154 error.
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