After Applying The 10.1.2.2/3 Patchset Discoverer 10g Desktop Or Administrator Connections Fail With 'ORA-12640 Authentication adapter initialization failed' Using NTS Authentication (Doc ID 1062357.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 10.1.2.2 to 10.1.2.3 [Release 10.1.2]
Generic Windows
***Checked for relevance on 15-Nov-2012***

Symptoms

When attempting to connect with Discoverer 10g Administrator or Desktop (10.1.2.2 or 10.1.2.3), using the credentials of a Windows Operating System (OS) user that does not have Administrator or a 'Power User' role, the following message is encountered:
"ORA-12640 Authentication adapter initialization failed".

Changes

The issue started to occur after applying the 10.1.2.2 or 10.1.2.3 patchset.


Cause

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