How to login to dbconsole (DB Control console) when your password expired in the database? (Doc ID 1590385.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2013

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 10.2.0.5 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When a Oracle Database user password expires, the user is prompted for a new password at the first connection to the database after the password expired.

The user just enters the new password twice and the connection completes successfully.

Example:


However if the user tries to connect to the DB Control console while its password is expired, the user will just receive an error:

ERROR: Your username and/or password are invalid.

Cause

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