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Workflow Installation Results in ORA-01017 for SYS User (Doc ID 2525429.1)

Last updated on JULY 16, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 The Workflow log (workflow-YYYY-MM-DD-HH-MI-SS.log) shows the following:

WorkflowCA: Start testing connection, which takes less than 3 minutes.
WorkflowCA:
WorkflowCA: Account connection test for  SYS
WorkflowCA: [SYS] ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

WorkflowCA: Unable to connect to jdbc:oracle:thin:@(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=localhost)(PORT=1521))(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=<SERVICE_NAME>)))
java.lang.Exception: Invalid connection
    at oracle.apps.fnd.wf.install.db.WorkflowCA.createJDBCConnection(WorkflowCA.java:4812)
    at oracle.apps.fnd.wf.install.db.WorkflowCA.createSYSConnection(WorkflowCA.java:4908)
    at oracle.apps.fnd.wf.install.db.WorkflowCA.schemaCreation(WorkflowCA.java:1039)
    at oracle.apps.fnd.wf.install.db.WfFrame.actionPerformed(WfFrame.java:2051)

 

In sqlplus, the connection sys/<PASSWORD>@(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=localhost)(PORT=1521))(CONNECT_DATA=(SERVICE_NAME=<SERVICE_NAME>))) as SYSDBA    works.

Changes

 

Cause

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