BI Discoverer 11g - Unable To Connect To Oracle Applications Database: Invalid Username/Password (Doc ID 1574364.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 12.0.1 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 12.0 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Applications release 12.0.1, Discoverer for Applications Technology

When attempting to connect to Oracle Applications database from BI Discoverer 11g Desktop from application tier user,
the following error occurs:

unable to connect to: user@sid Failed to connect to database - Unable to connect to Oracle Applications database: invalid username/password


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Connect to Oracle Applications database from BI Discoverer 11g Desktop.
2. The error occurs.

Cause

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