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Using Instant Client Sql*Plus On Linux, the Connection Inserts Incorrect Osuser In V$Session (Doc ID 293446.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2017

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When connecting to the database using SQL*Plus that comes with Oracle Instant Client, the OSUSER entry in v$session is incorrect.

Example:
OS login is "tomjones", but OSUSER is V$SESSION shows "H...4|"

Changes

New Install.

Cause

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