ERROR Received "Unable to reset password - OCI driver not available" While Resetting Expired Password (Doc ID 739007.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 1.5 to 4.0 [Release 1.5.0 to 4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-14-2013 ***

Symptoms

***Checked for relevance on 13-Sep-2011***

While connecting to SQLDeveloper using existing connection, a dialog box should get displayed asking to provide new password for the User as existing password has expired. Instead of receiving the dialog box the following error is seen.

ERROR:

"Status : failure- Test Failed: Password has expired. Unable to reset password - OCI driver not available "

Cause

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