Business Intelligence Publisher Enterprise Datasource Administration Users Are Unable To Add A JDBC Data Source Connection Due To Message 'Error Could not establish connection'

(Doc ID 2310046.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.7.x and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Business Intelligence Publisher Enterprise, Enterprise Administration Datasource related issues

 

 

Provide a summary of the recommended steps to troubleshoot BI Publisher jdbc connection problems when accessing a remote database.

 

Users report the BI Publisher JDBC connection is successful on a local host database, but the connection fails for other remote databases with the below error:

Error
Could not establish connection.

Solution

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