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Error: Database Connection ORA 12545: Connect failed because target host or object does not exist - WKB1327

Article number: 1327

SYMPTOMS

  • Getting message "Database Connection ORA 12545: Connect failed because target host or object does not exist at login"

ENVIRONMENT

  • Empower 3 Enterprise

CAUSE

Confirm the HOST entry in the Empower client TNSNAMES.ora file (located under C:\Empower\Oracle\Oracle11gClient_2\network\admin). Could be:

  • Incorrect IP address listed

OR

  • Incorrect server name listed (may require servername.domain.com OR just servername)

FIX or WORKAROUND

  • Correct HOST entry in the Empower client's TNSNAMES.ora file

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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