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odbcsql on Unix/Linux fails when SIEBEL_UNIXUNICODE_DB is not defined. (Doc ID 2114566.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2022

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version 8.0 [20405] and later
Linux x86-64


Siebel Configuration Wizard for Enterprise on Linux environment failed to connect Siebel Gateway Name Server with the following error.
"Unable to connect to the Siebel Gateway Name server"

1. Start Siebel Configuration Wizard with ./ -mode enterprise.
2. Select [Create New Configuration] and enter necessary parameters.
3. At [Gateway Name Server Host Name and TCP/IP Port], click [Next].

<Expected behavior>
Wizard moves from [Gateway Name Server Host Name and TCP/IP Port] to the next step.

<Actual behavior>
Error message [Unable to connect to the Siebel Gateway Name server] was displayed.

Further investigation revealed the following information.

1) NameSrvr.log showed the following error message.
DBCLog    DBCLogError    1    0000000556cb5ffc:0    2016-02-23 15:22:10    ㈵″㐴8噣ﱴ啪頔噣
SecAdptLog    Debug    5    0000000556cb5ffc:0    2016-02-23 15:22:10    username=nouser : authentication failed due to :

2) odbcsql command retuned similar error as below.
Logging into "SBA_82_DSN" as "SADMIN" ...
ODBC error 辮エ9・ィ爰・・ク in SQLConnect:
(native error 0).
Unable to login using specified ODBC parameters.


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