JDBC Thin Connection Confusion between Service and SID Results in ORA-12505
Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Applications DBA - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 07-May-2013***
JDBC thin connector is attempting to connect to the RAC database using the Service Name when it should be using the SID. This results in connection failure with a ORA-12505 error.
Attempts to workaround this problem by setting the TWO_TASK variable to a specific SID also fail.
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