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2752606 - Not able to create Data Services repository during installation


  • Unable to create a repository during the installation of Data Services
  • Recieve the error message: "The database connection has failed. Please make sure your connection parameters are correct, and that you are using a valid, supported ODBC driver version, and then try again."
  • Then the following error message appears: "The specified Data Services repository information is invalid. Specify valid Data Services repository information."
  • Clicking on "Get Version" provides the following error message: "The specified database does not contain a valid repository."



  • SAP Data Services 4.2
  • Oracle 12c


SAP Data Services 4.2


repo, install, DS, BODS, connection error , KBA , EIM-DS-DEP , Deployment, Installation, Upgrade , Problem

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