How to Connect to an EUS Database Using the 11g JDBC Thin Driver?

(Doc ID 793673.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-Aug-2013***

Symptoms

Connections to an Enterprise User Security (EUS) Oracle database using 11g JDBC Thin driver fail with the following error:

java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:439)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:388)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:381)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.processError(T4CTTIfun.java:564)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoauthenticate.processError(T4CTTIoauthenticate.java:424)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.receive(T4CTTIfun.java:436)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.doRPC(T4CTTIfun.java:186)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoauthenticate.doOAUTH(T4CTTIoauthenticate.java:359)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoauthenticate.doOAUTH(T4CTTIoauthenticate.java:724)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(T4CConnection.java:359)

Cause

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