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Error "ORA-12154 TNS: could not resolve the connect identifier" When Using ldap.ora


Published: 14 Mar 2014
Last Modified Date: 01 Sep 2015

Issue

When using ldap.ora file instead of tnsnames.ora, the following error might occur:

TableauException: Oracle database error 12154: ORA-12154 TNS: could not resolve the connect identifier

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Oracle

Cause

Tableau Server cannot find the file containing the Oracle connection information.

Additional Information

The LDAP.ora file can be used in place of the tnsnames.ora file.
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