ORDS (APEX Listener) connection from SQL Developer fails with error "HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized" (Doc ID 1528970.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle REST Data Services - Version 2.0 and later
Oracle SQL Developer - Version 3.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempts to connect to the APEX Listener as the administrator fail with an error message.

Error
Cannot connect to [connection name].
HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized

Cause

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