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SAP EP5 SP4 - Unable to connect to Oracle database

I've been through the Troubleshoot EP PDF to try and solve the following errors but cannot seem to do this. Do you have any pointers?

  06-Nov-03 16:25:29 - Information: EP Initializing...

  06-Nov-03 16:25:29 - Information: Instantiating 2 instances of IPortal.exe...

  06-Nov-03 16:25:35 - Level1: Unable to connect to the database. ([ODBC][Ora]ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied )

  06-Nov-03 16:25:35 - Level1: Unable to connect to the database. ([ODBC][Ora]ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied )

  06-Nov-03 16:25:35 - Level1: ***** ERROR -1: Cant initialize OM Layer. Error (-1) encountered.

  06-Nov-03 16:25:35 - Message level 1: IPortal::Init - Initialization failed (returned 0x80004005)

  06-Nov-03 16:25:37 - Level1: Unable to connect to the database. ([ODBC][Ora]ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied )

  06-Nov-03 16:25:38 - Level1: Unable to connect to the database. ([ODBC][Ora]ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied )

  06-Nov-03 16:25:38 - Level1: ***** ERROR -1: Cant initialize OM Layer. Error (-1) encountered.

  06-Nov-03 16:25:38 - Message level 1: IPortal::Init - Initialization failed (returned 0x80004005)

  06-Nov-03 16:25:38 - Information: Initialization done.

The OSS note provides new Database connection software. This is supposed to provide me with the ability to rename the password for the TTPSYS and TTPREP users but it does not do this. This tool connects successfully to the database but when restarting ISS the above errors occur.

Please provide me with any information on how to get around this problem.

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  • Nov 09, 2003 at 06:01 PM

    I've reinstalled the portal and managed to overcome this problem.

    For the initial logon though I now get this error:

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    Error - Data base connectivity----


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    Err Object

    Number: 457

    Description: This key is already associated with an element of this collection

    Source: Microsoft VBScript runtime error

    helpcontext: 0

    helpfile:

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    Portal description

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    Debug Information

    -2147217843 - [Oracle][ODBC][Ora]ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

    Any assistance to solve this will be appreciated.

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