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1666133 - Central Management Server fails to start due to ORA-01017


  • Central Management Server(s) fails to start
  • The following error is reported, from source BusinessObjects_CMS, within (Windows) the Application Event Viewer / (Linux / Unix) the /var/log/messages file:
    • ORA-01017: invalid username/password logon denied. 



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligent Platform 4.x
  • all supported Windows / Linux / Unix operating systems
  • CMS system database stored on Oracle


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


bip bi 4.x 4.* 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 bi4.x bi4.x bi4.* bi4.0 bi4.1 bi4.2 bi4.3 ora01017 ora 01017 username password repository , KBA , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , BI-BIP-SRV , CMS / Auditing issues (excl. 3rd Party Authentication) , BI-BIP-PER , Performance investigation , Problem

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