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11G Installation Fails With ORA-01017 (Doc ID 1157927.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 11.1.0.1 to 11.1.0.1 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

11g installation failing with ORA-01017.


The DB is up and running, the listener is up, and you can login to the DB locally via SQLPLUS.

InstallActions<time_stamp>.log shows the following:


Using an existing InstallAreaControl for this Inventory Session with existing access level 1
INFO: Using an existing InstallAreaControl for this Inventory Session with existing access level 1
ORACLE_MIDDLEWARE_HOME_LOCATION=/MIDDLEWARE_HOME
INFO: validating variable: ORACLE_INSTANCE_HOME_LOCATION
ORACLE_INSTANCE_HOME_LOCATION=/MIDDLEWARE_HOME/oms
INFO: calling query: isFreeDiskSpaceAvailable
arg: 7086696040
arg: 1073741824
arg: 891289600
INFO: *** Create WebLogic Server Domain ***
INFO: validating variable: WLS_DOMAIN_NAME
WLS_DOMAIN_NAME=GCDomain
INFO: validating variable: WLS_ADMIN_SERVER_USERNAME
WLS_ADMIN_SERVER_USERNAME=<username>
INFO: validating variable: WLS_ADMIN_SERVER_PASSWORD
WLS_ADMIN_SERVER_PASSWORD=*Protected value, not to be logged*
INFO: validating variable: WLS_ADMIN_SERVER_CONFIRM_PASSWORD
WLS_ADMIN_SERVER_CONFIRM_PASSWORD=*Protected value, not to be logged*
INFO: validating variable: NODE_MANAGER_PASSWORD
NODE_MANAGER_PASSWORD=*Protected value, not to be logged*
INFO: validating variable: NODE_MANAGER_CONFIRM_PASSWORD
NODE_MANAGER_CONFIRM_PASSWORD=*Protected value, not to be logged*
799,8
INFO: validating variable: DATABASE_HOSTNAME
DATABASE_HOSTNAME=<HOSTNAME>
INFO: validating variable: LISTENER_PORT
LISTENER_PORT=<port>
INFO: validating variable: SERVICENAME_OR_SID
SERVICENAME_OR_SID=<SIDNAME>
INFO: validating variable: SYS_PASSWORD
SYS_PASSWORD=*Protected value, not to be logged*
INFO: calling query: isHostSameAsLocalHost
arg: <HOSTNAME>
return value: true
INFO: calling query: pingquery
arg: <HOSTNAME>
arg: <port>
return value: 0
INFO: calling query: executeSql
arg: SYS
arg: *Protected value, not to be logged*
arg: select SYSDATE from dual
return value: ERROR:Exception occured while connecting to database. Please check the connection details of the database you specified and retry.
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

return value: ERROR:Exception occured while connecting to database. Please check the connection details of the database you specified and retry.

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

INFO: POPUP ERROR:ERROR:Exception occured while connecting to database. Please check the connection details of the database you specified and retry.

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied



Cause: Verifying whether database is valid for this install, using the given credentials has failed.

Possible Reasons:
1. Credentials provided may be incorrect.
2. Listener may be down
3. Database may be down

Recommendation: Check whether it is because of the above said possible reasons, fix the issue and check again.

Cause

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