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vadlamudibi Regular Visitor
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PowerBI desktop 64Bit oracle connection error Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Hello,

 

When i tried to connect Oracle DB through Power BI i am getting below error.

installed 64-bit ODAC 12c Release 4 (12.1.0.2.4) for Windows x64 into my machine

using latest Power BI Desktop version

 

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Best

Venu

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Community Support Team
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Re: PowerBI desktop 64Bit oracle connection error Object reference not set to an instance of an obj

@vadlamudibi ,

 

If you downloaded Power BI Desktop from the Microsoft Store, you might be unable to connect to Oracle databases because of an Oracle driver issue. If you encounter this issue, the error message returned is "Object reference not set". To address the issue, do one of the following:

  • Download Power BI Desktop from https://powerbi.microsoft.com/desktop instead.

  • If you want to use the version from the Microsoft Store: on your local computer, copy oraons.dll from 12.X.X\client_X into 12.X.X\client_X\bin. The X represents version and directory numbers.

Community Support Team _ Jimmy Tao

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

vadlamudibi Regular Visitor
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Re: PowerBI desktop 64Bit oracle connection error Object reference not set to an instance of an obj

Hello,

i did follow the below steps and it worked and able to login.

 

  • Download Power BI Desktop from https://powerbi.microsoft.com/desktop instead.

  • If you want to use the version from the Microsoft Store: on your local computer, copy oraons.dll from 12.X.X\client_X into 12.X.X\client_X\bin. The X represents version and directory numbers.

Thanks

Vadlamudi

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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: PowerBI desktop 64Bit oracle connection error Object reference not set to an instance of an obj

@vadlamudibi ,

 

If you downloaded Power BI Desktop from the Microsoft Store, you might be unable to connect to Oracle databases because of an Oracle driver issue. If you encounter this issue, the error message returned is "Object reference not set". To address the issue, do one of the following:

  • Download Power BI Desktop from https://powerbi.microsoft.com/desktop instead.

  • If you want to use the version from the Microsoft Store: on your local computer, copy oraons.dll from 12.X.X\client_X into 12.X.X\client_X\bin. The X represents version and directory numbers.

Community Support Team _ Jimmy Tao

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: PowerBI desktop 64Bit oracle connection error Object reference not set to an instance of an obj

@vadlamudibi ,

 

Have you solved your issue by now? If you have, could you please help mark the correct answer to finish the thread? Your contribution will be much appreciated.

 

Regards,

Jimmy Tao

vadlamudibi Regular Visitor
Regular Visitor

Re: PowerBI desktop 64Bit oracle connection error Object reference not set to an instance of an obj

Hello,

i did follow the below steps and it worked and able to login.

 

  • Download Power BI Desktop from https://powerbi.microsoft.com/desktop instead.

  • If you want to use the version from the Microsoft Store: on your local computer, copy oraons.dll from 12.X.X\client_X into 12.X.X\client_X\bin. The X represents version and directory numbers.

Thanks

Vadlamudi