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Cannot Access APEX Using ORDS 22.x (or Higher) Due To 503 Service Unavailable / ORA-28001 Errors (Doc ID 2950536.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle REST Data Services - Version 22.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following error occurs when attempting to access APEX:

503 Service Unavailable

ORDS was unable to make s connection to the database. This can occur if the database is unavailable, the maximum number of sessions has been reached or the pool is not correctly configured. The connection pool named: default|lo| had the following error(s): Exception occurred while getting connection: oracle.ucp.UniversalConnectionPoolException: Universal Connection Pool internal error: oracle.ucp.UniversalConnectionPoolException: Cannot get Connection from Datasource: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-28001: the password has expired


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