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JDBC Connection Passwords Are Reset Blank (Doc ID 2427002.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Oracle BI Publisher 11.1.1.7.160119 version

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Password filed of data source is set to blank causing reports to fail and data base user account
is being locked for trying with null password.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The data source information like connection string and user details are expected to be retained.


WHAT IS WORKING
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This issue happens only for a few data sources. Other data sources are working fine.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Login to BI Publisher.
2. Click on Administration.
3. Click on JDBC Connection under 'Data Sources' section.
4. Click on a data source and see that the Password field is blank.



Cause

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Symptoms
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