Error "ORA-28040: No matching authentication protocol" After database upgrade to 12c

(Doc ID 755605.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 10.1.0 to 10.2.0
Oracle Net Services - Version 12.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using the property "SQLNET.ALLOWED_LOGON_VERSION=10" set in the file sqlnet.ora on the server side, a 10g JDBC thin driver connecting to this 10g oracle database, fails with following errors:

The Network Adapter could not establish the connection
....
ORA-28040: No matching authentication protocol





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Changes

Database upgrade to latest version, or configuring SQLNET.ORA on the server side.

Cause

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