Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2017
Applies to:SQL*Plus - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit) - OS Version: 7
Instant Client 10.2
Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 126.96.36.199.0 - 64bit Production
Attempting to connect to database using SQL*Plus 10.2 as non-Admin user fails with:
[AnyDAC][Phys][OCI]Cannot initialize OCI environment.
It gives same error for any tool that uses the Instant Client. It also fails with TOAD.
Users with Admin privilege (Windows OS privilege) can successfully start a connection to the database via SQL*Plus.
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