Can't Login Into APEX 5.1 In 11g DB After Setting Password Hashes To SHA-512

(Doc ID 2339411.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 5.1.3.00 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to change the password using apxchpwd.sql receive errors:

 ORA-20987: APEX - The cryptographic function "SH512" is not supported on this system. - Contact your application administrator.
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW_ERROR", line 1033
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW_ERROR", line 1400
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW_CRYPTO", line 479
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW_CRYPTO", line 592
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW_FND_USER_T1", line 11
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW_FND_USER_T1", line 74
ORA-04088: error during execution of trigger 'APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW_FND_USER_T1'
ORA-06512: at line 30

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Cause

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