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After an ORA-28002 warning, Cannot query, get a " / by Zero" error (Doc ID 2066823.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using SQL Developer 4.0 version, Making and Saving Connections

/ by zero when trying to query when the user password is warning that the password will expire.

Using  SQL*Plus, works just fine.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Have the connection come up with the warning: your password will expire in x days.
2. Try to run a query
3. Receive the "/ by zero" for the query result.

Work Around:
Reset your password.


 The password is about to expire with ORA-28002


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