1204916 - Error: "ORA-12154" when using an Oracle 32-bit driver on a Windows 64-bit platform | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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1204916 - Error: "ORA-12154" when using an Oracle 32-bit driver on a Windows 64-bit platform

Symptom

When using any of the products listed in the 'Environment' section of this article, on a Windows 64-bit operating system, with the SAP product installed to the default location under Program Files (x86), or other path containing any parenthesis, you may receive the following Oracle error message:

      Failed to open the connection.
      Details: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
      [Database Vendor Code: 12154 ]


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Environment

Any BI, BOE, CR, Webi, DeskI, Universe Designer client applications that use the the Oracle 10g 32-bit driver, with the SAP product installed on a Windows 64-bit OS version into any path containing a parenthesis, e.g. the default Program Files (x86)...

  • BOBJ ENTERPRISE XI
  • BOBJ ENTERPRISE XI R2
  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • SAP Business Intelligence Platform 4.0 (reporting only)
  • SAP Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 (reporting only)
  • SAP Crystal Reports Crystal Reports 2008 V0
  • Crystal Reports 2008 V1
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011, feature pack 03 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013

Keywords

ORA-12154 64 bit windows parenthesis , 8005494, 12154, Web Intelligence, Webi, Desktop Intelligence, Deski, CR, CRS, XI, XIR2, XIR3.1, XI3.1, 2008, 2011, 2013, Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports, , KBA , BI-BIP , Business intelligence platform , Bug Filed

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