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While Resetting Password for the Proxy Database User, It Changes Password For the Actual Database User (Doc ID 2531219.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 18.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
A Connection in SQL Developer has been configured to use a Proxy database user to connect to database.
Reset Password option at the Connection is being used to reset connection.


Connection has been configured for user1 to connect as proxy via user2. User name is being passed as user1[user2].
While changing Password using "Reset Password " Option for that connection, it changes password for user2 and not for user1.

Information is being provided as:

User name = <user1[user2]>

Password   = <password of user1>


Reset Option is being used to reset the password for the connection.

Current password for user1 is being provided

Though it throws message that connection password was not reset, it actually resets the password for the Proxy (user2) and not for user1.




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