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Error ORA-01017 Invalid Username/Password, While Resetting Expired Password from SQL Developer (Doc ID 2090533.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.1.1 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While Trying to connect to database from SQL Developer, User is prompted with message that, “Password has expired, please reset password”.

User chooses “Reset Password” option and it prompts for “Existing password”, “New Password”.

Once entered, it gives ORA-01017 invalid username/password and fails to reset it.






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