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Discoverer Plus/Viewer/Desktop Connections Fail with ORA-01017 Error After Applications Clone (Doc ID 358847.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version to [Release 4.1 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-Mar-2018***


The Applications Instance is setup in Secure mode and has recently been cloned.

When attempting to connect to Discoverer Plus/Viewer or Desktop, the following error occurs:

ORA-1017: Invalid user name/password - Failed to connect to Database

The Discoverer and Oracle Applications environment were checked and the following were confirmed:



The Oracle Applications Instance had recently been cloned and the PC environment was recently updated. 


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