Error ORA-01017 When Connecting from SQLDeveloper to 11g Database. (Doc ID 578423.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 8.1.7.0 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to connect to a database 11g with the password configured with the encrypted value
using the next command,

alter user adt identified by values '<value assigned in the spare4 column on user4 for the user>';

the following error occurs when connecting from SQL*Developer, but using SQL*Plus it works fine:

ERROR
An error was encountered performing the requested operation.
ORA-01017:invalid username/password; logon denied
01017.00000 - "invalid username/password; logon denied"
Cause:
Action:
Vendor code 1017

Cause

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