ORA-12560 Using Oracle ODBC Driver or Oracle OLEDB Provider (Doc ID 252902.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Oracle Provider for OLE DB - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Generic Windows
***Checked for relevance on 29-Nov-2016***

Symptoms

Using a DSN-less ODBC connection, or connecting using Oracle Provider for OLE DB results in ORA-12560.

The same code using Microsoft's ODBC Driver for Oracle may connect successfully.

Cause

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