"sqlplus user/pwd@Alias" Returns ORA-01017, Re-Enter and it Works (Doc ID 342102.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 9.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
"Checked for relevance on 27-Mar-2013"

Symptoms

Sqlplus fails to connect when userid/password is entered at command line:
sqlplus sysadmin/sys$adm@EFMISD_EFIMDB.world
- Note that password has special character.

ORA-01017:.invalid.username/password;.logon.denied.


Cause

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