SQL Developer Cannot Connect To Database Fails With Vendor code 17002 (Doc ID 1324766.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In the process of rolling out banners for SEC_USER_UNAUTHORIZED_ACCESS_BANNER and SEC_USER_AUDIT_ACTION_BANNER.

Testing applications to see if there was any effect on connectivity, and noticed unable to connect to the database using SQL Developer (3.0.04). SQL Developer throws error:


Error
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An error was encountered performing the requested operation:

IO Error: Got minus one from a read call

Vendor code 17002

Works
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Using SQL Developer 2.1 connects without any errors
SQL Plus can connect to the database without any issues, as can TOAD
SQL Developer can connect to the database without issues if we remove the banner files.

Does Not Work
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Using SQL Developer 3.0 and banner files.

Changes

Upgraded from SQL Developer 2.1 to 3.0.

Cause

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