SQL Developer Needs Double Quotes Around Password To Reset Password Successfully. (Doc ID 1981344.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Problem
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Reset password does not work for complex passwords, so having #_:;=.?,!|*+~ characters in the password.
No error is generated, but the password is not reset

Steps to reproduce
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Step 1:
Right mouse click on the connection, and choose for reset password
Step 2:
Enter a new complex password.
So having #_:;=.?,!|*+~ characters in the password
Step 3:
No error is generated, but the password is not reset

What works

To reset simple password

Cause

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